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Saturday, April 18 • 9:00pm - 10:19pm
The Hip-Hop Fellow

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Saturday, April 18th at 9:00 pm
The Hip-Hop Fellow follows Grammy Award winning producer Patrick Douthit’s, better known as 9th Wonder, tenure at Harvard University as he teaches The Standards of Hip-Hop, conducts research for his thesis, and lectures at Duke University. The film centers on the emerging significance of incorporating hip-hop music studies into academia, and highlights the scholars at the forefront of preserving 40 years of hip hop culture. Featured interviews include Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Phonte, Ab-Soul, Young Guru, Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, Rapper Big Pooh, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Dr. Marcyliena Morgan and DJ Premier.

Cakes Da Killa: NO HOMO - Ja'Tovia Gary // USA // 13 min - An unapologetic portrait of a young artist determined to create and live life on his own terms, Rashard Bradshaw aka Cakes Da Killa is a 23 year-old hip-hop artist who leads an openly gay life. With three critically acclaimed mixtapes to his name, he’s shattering the preconceived notions of what it takes to be a respected lyricist. Rightfully bragging that he can "spit that shit to make a homophobe a hypocrite."

Saturday April 18, 2015 9:00pm - 10:19pm
Society For Arts 1112 N. Milwaukee

Attendees (10)