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The Hip-Hop Advocate #32: Stories of hip-hop innovation, inspiration & insight [8/19/18]

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Peace and love to friends, neighbors, supporters and haters! Based on the fact that so few people eve
 
August 19 · Issue #32 · View online
The Hip-Hop Advocate Newsletter
Peace and love to friends, neighbors, supporters and haters!
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Lastly, if you’re a school, organization, etc., we have several really interesting hip-hop-related presentations that highlight hip-hop’s role in facing some of our most important issues… Interested? Click here to talk about talking!
Now, on to some interesting stories I’ve collected for you. Talk again soon!
Manny Faces, Founder/Exec. Director, The Center for Hip-Hop Advocacy

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GET YOUR MIND RIGHT
Breaking Down The Therapeutic Beat Making Model with Dr. Elliot Gann aka Phillipdrummond
Documentary about UW's First Wave program set for September release
A laptop with a controller is an instrument, says Berklee College of Music
BPS Kicks Off 2018-2019 'My Brother's Keeper' Male Academy
Hip Hop On L.O.C.K. Fosters Team Building Through Music
Hip Hop-Infused Ed Biz Flocabulary Names Its First President
STOP, LOOK & LISTEN
Tyler, The Creator: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
Watch Mac Miller & Thundercat Perform Brand New 'Swimming' Tracks on NPR's 'Tiny Desk'
This Sound Is All Over Hip-Hop Today—And It Comes From an Unexpected Place
How 'Lofi Hip Hop Radio to Relax/Study to' Became a YouTube Phenomenon
Somali songs reveal why musical crate digging is a form of cultural archaeology
IF ‘DEMOCRACY NOW’ & BLACK THOUGHT HAD A PODCAST BABY…
Social justice journalism meets hip-hop with the groundbreaking (and multiple award-winning) podcast, News Beat. New episodes:
CLICK TO LISTEN…
WE THE PEOPLE
Killer Mike, the High Museum’s Newest Board Member, on How He Wants to Make Art More Accessible to the Working Class
Royce Da 5'9'' on How Alcoholism and Infidelity Nearly Ruined His Marriage
Uncle Ralph McDaniels Details 35 Years Of Making The Original Rap Video Show
7 Questions for Rapper-Turned-Winemaker E-40
How Video Games Saved Rapper Mega Ran's Life and Made Him a Hip-Hop Hero
The sociology of Cardi B: Why the rapper's rise speaks volumes
These ‘Hamilton’ performers have to be ready to go onstage at a moment’s notice
Asfalt: the hip-hop duo keeping the Cairo beat real  
HIP-HOP CAN SAVE AMERICA
Two great new episodes! Click an image to listen or subscribe for free at:
Ben Ortiz (Asst. Curator, Cornell Hip-Hop Collection)
Tierney Oberhammer (Dir. of Production, Flocabulary)
SPECIAL DELIVERY
Hip-hop conferences & special events around the country. Send us yours!
RIVERSIDE, CA: Show&Prove Hip Hop Studies Conference - Dec. 7-9
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