hip hop music

June 28, 2005

Jeff Chang and Nelson George, Wednesday Night

Y'all should come hang with us, good talk for a good cause:

June 29, 2005, 7:00PM
Jeff Chang and Nelson George on Hip-Hop, Repression, and the '80s

Elebash Recital Hall, CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue @ 34th Street ($15)

Jeff Chang, author of the highly acclaimed Can't Stop Won't Stop and
pioneering hip-hop writer and filmmaker Nelson George (author of the
Post-Soul Nation and the classic The Death of Rhythm & Blues) will
explore how urban art flourishes in times of repression. George will
show clips from his DVD documentary "Smart Black People Talk About the
'80s and Their Lives". Using the clips as a launching point, both
authors will explore how Reagan Era politics catalyzed the genre of
hip hop. Limited seating. Advanced ticket purchase advised. Major
credit cards accepted. (212)817-8215. Proceeds will go to fund summer
internships for high school-aged mediamakers at WBAI (99.5 FM) in New
York City.

Posted by jsmooth995 at June 28, 2005 1:24 PM

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