DON T BELIEVE THE HYPE

DON T BELIEVE THE HYPE

Ferguson, Black Lives Matter & Hip Hop

Don’t believe the Hype è un’istantanea sulle tensioni razziali, sulle politiche di contenimento e repressione e sulla nascita di nuove forme di attivismo di base che da qualche anno fanno ribollire di energie le strade delle comunità di colore nelle grandi metropoli statunitensi. [Leggi di più]

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Henry Chalfant

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u.net deeply personal and contextual approach to understanding the Hip Hop movement has made him one of the most knowledgeable cultural historians to write about the subject.

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Hip hop is authentic. Authenticity depicts the marriage of Intention, will & action. So that which is real will forever ring true. True Word, true strength, True In Deed. For me, these words represent u.net to the fullest

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