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Emerald Street: Race, Class, Culture, and the History of Hip Hop in the Northwest

Community Event, Talks/Lectures

Author and professor Daudi Abe discusses how Northwest hip-hop is a document of our region’s social and political movements, energies, ideologies and how it embodies a unique sense of community. Discover the history behind not only the Northwest’s Grammy-winning rappers, but its world champion break dance crew, its internationally read hip-hop magazine, the producers who collaborated with some of the biggest names in music, its world-renowned clothing designers and the grassroots organizations dedicated to community service and education. Funded with support from Humanities Washington.