Tag Archives: hip-hop

Ghanaian Hip-Hop Hits the Bi-Co

Robin Riskin ’12 organized a Tri-College symposium, GMGE: Ghanaian Music//Global Entrepreneurship, that brought some of the most innovative musicians from Ghana to campus for a concert, a screening and a panel series to explore how these artists have harnessed the powers of new media to create a global movement through music. Continue reading

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Hip-Hop and Islam

When Columbia University PhD candidate (and project coordinator of the Malcolm X Project) Zahir Ali came to campus to talk about the intersection of hip-hop and Islam, he didn’t just come to lecture. Last Thursday Chase Auditorium was full of the sights and sounds of hip-hop itself, making the topic come alive. Continue reading

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Haverfest ’11!

This past weekend marked one of the most highly anticipated events on the College’s annual calendar: Haverfest. It’s two days of music, food and inflatable “rides” (e.g., the Moonbounce) on Founders Green that celebrate the end of classes every year. Continue reading

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Spoken-Word Show Gets A Little Star Power

During his artist-scholar in residence stay on campus, M1 (of Dead Prez) hosted a showcase for campus spoken-word poetry crew, the Squad. Continue reading

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F to eMbody Comes To Campus

On Friday, February 11, trans-men hip-hop artists and slam poets Rocco Kayiatos and Harvey Katz hosted a workshop, F to eMbody, for Haverford students. Students were educated on issues of gender-nonconformity, got tips for talking with a gender non-conforming person … Continue reading

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