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Hip-Hop

‘Day One DNA: 50 Years in Hiphop Culture’
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Arts & Culture
‘Day One DNA: 50 Years in Hiphop Culture’
Harvard University’s Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art marks hip-hop's 50th anniversary with an exhibition of ephemera and artifacts from the private archives of hip-hop pioneers Ice T & DJ Afrika Islam.
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Hip-hop takes center stage at Black New England Conference
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Hip-hop takes center stage at Black New England Conference
Modern hip-hop has become so “grotesque” that Timothy “Mr.Goodbarz” Thorpe, a Massachusetts-based hip-hop musician, said he coined the term “Bringing out Playfulness” as a solution to combat the negative trajectory he feels is taking root in the genre.
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Boston’s STL GLD launches hip-hop fest
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Arts & Culture
Boston’s STL GLD launches hip-hop fest
The Boston born hip-hop group STL GLD will celebrate the inaugural GLD FSTVL (pronounced gold festival) on Saturday, a 10-hour homage to the local and national hip-hop scenes.
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Coolidge Corner Theatre celebrates 50 years of hip-hop
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Coolidge Corner Theatre celebrates 50 years of hip-hop
The Coolidge Corner Theatre is celebrating 50 years of hip-hop with a month-long lineup of films, panels and a concert in August. The program “Been Here For Years: Hip Hop at 50” was curated by the theater’s first Black film programmer, Billy Thegenus.
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Black Market in Nubian Sq. hosts 3rd annual Buy the Block Party
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Local News
Black Market in Nubian Sq. hosts 3rd annual Buy the Block Party
Traffic was shut down along Washington Street between Palmer and Eustis Streets in Roxbury Saturday afternoon to make way for Black Market Nubian’s third annual Buy the Block Party — an event that celebrated Black Music Appreciation Month and the area’s creative contributions to hip-hop over the past 50 years.
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Four actors and a DJ take on The Bard in 'The Bomb-itty of Errors'
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Arts & Culture
Four actors and a DJ take on The Bard in 'The Bomb-itty of Errors'
Shakespeare’s themes of love, loyalty and identity have resonated with audiences for centuries. Now, Actors’ Shakespeare Project (ASP) is remixing those themes with hip-hop beats and rap battles in “The Bomb-itty of Errors.” This contemporary rendition of Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” runs at The Charlestown Working Theatre in Chelsea through June 26.
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The spontaneous joy of ‘Freestyle Love Supreme’
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The spontaneous joy of ‘Freestyle Love Supreme’
“Freestyle Love Supreme,” the Broadway improvisational hip-hop sensation, brings beats and rhymes to Boston’s stage this week. Running March 18 through April 2 at Emerson’s Colonial Theatre, the show celebrates Black artistry with joy and spontaneity.
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Basquiat, hip-hop embraced by Museum of Fine Arts
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Arts & Culture
Basquiat, hip-hop embraced by Museum of Fine Arts
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston presented the streaming series “Hip-Hop Generations” on June 3 at 7 p.m., part of the Sound Bites: Nancy Lee Clark Concert Series.
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