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BLK272 Rap and Spoken Word

An analysis of rap and spoken word from the 1960's to the present. Focus on socio-cultural context, aesthetics, themes, styles; and on the impact of materialism, misogyny, controlling imagery and their relationship to the current conditions of African descendant people. Lecture/discussion/ with media imagery and performances.


  • 3


  • GE3: HUM
  • Effective Expression/Oral
  • Effective Expression/Written
  • Liberal Arts