The Hip Hop Fellow
- Tuesday 7 October 2014 (18:15-19:30)
The Hip-Hop Fellow follows Grammy Award winning producer, 9th Wonder's tenure at Harvard University, as he teaches ‘The Standards of Hip-Hop’ course, conducts research for his thesis, lectures at Duke University and explores hip-hop's history, culture and role in an academic setting. 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 interviewees include Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Ab-Soul, Phonte, Young Guru, Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, Rapper Big Pooh, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Dr. Marcyliena Morgan and DJ Premier.