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"November is Hip-Hop History Month, where we give celebration to what hip hop has done to bring together people of the world, people of all nationalities, young people, all the political systems and politicians on the planet."
Thompson Library Display Case
Near THO Room 160
HIP HOP ELEMENTS
AFRIKA BAMBAATAA’S “Four Pillars of Hip Hop”
“The Fifth Element” “Knowledge, Culture, and Overstanding”
The Nine by KRS ONE
Breaking or breakdancing
MC'ing or rap
Grafitti art or burning bombin'
DJ'ing, we ain't playing!
Street fashion, lookin' fly
Street language, our verbal communication
Street knowledge, common sense
Street entrepreneur realism
Hip Hop Aesthetics