Ghetto America: Hip Hop Look at the City

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Address:
Ohio State University Mansfield Riedl Hall Rm 151
1760 University Drive
Mansfield, OH 44906

In his lecture, Austin McCoy ponders the question, "What does hip hop see when it looks at its surroundings - the city?" He discusses how hip hop artists saw their surroundings simultaneously as spaces of individual and social despair, political struggle, human promise, and in some cases the manifestation of nature.




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