Month: February 2011

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Rosa Clemente and Jared Ball addressed the topic of “The Rap on Politics” during the second annual “Is Hip-Hop History?” conference at the City College of New York’s Center for Worker Education.  In each case Clemente and Ball were clear to distinguish themselves as “hip-hop radicals” in order to draw some political lines and raise serious questions about […]

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  “i MiX WHAT i LiKE” is borrowed – in phrase and philosophy – from the work of Steve Biko. The collection of Biko’s “Frank Talk” columns titled I Write What I Like is much of the inspiration for the attempt here to blend the traditions of radical broadcasting, the mixtape and Black Consciousness with […]