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Fall 2010
Apr 24,2014
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MUSI 233 - HISTORY OF HIP-HOP AND RAP MUSIC
Hip-hop has grown from a local urban phenomenon to a global youth culture that currently attracts and influences millions of young people in North America and beyond. This course is an introductory survey of hip-hop culture, both in the U.S. and abroad, with a focus on the relationships of its constituting elements, rapping, emcee-ing, b-boying, graffiti, and deejaying in its native country. The aim is for an heightened understanding of the development and significance of this influential American form of expressive culture, as well as for improved listening, writing and critical skills.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Music Department

Course Attributes:
MJ-AMER-Africian-Amer Stds, MJ-AMER- African-Amer Studies

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

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