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Saturday, November 1 • 11:00am - 12:27pm
THE HIP-HOP FELLOW

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Directed by Kenneth Price / 78 min.

The Hip-Hop Fellow follows hip-hop producer 9th Wonder’s tenure at Harvard University as he teaches ‘The Standards of Hip-Hop’ course, conducts research for his thesis and explores hip-hop’s history, culture and role in academia. The film centers on the emerging significance of incorporating hip-hop studies into academic curriculum and spotlights the scholars and musicians at the forefront of preserving 40 years of hip-hop culture. Interviewees include Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Kendrick Lamar, Young Guru, Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, Phonte, Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Ab-Soul, Rapper Big Pooh and DJ Premier.
In addition to releasing several solo albums, 9th Wonder has contributed to GRAMMY-winning recordings by artists such as Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu and Robert Glasper.

Preceded by The Hustler ( dir.Jon Kasbe / 7 min.) - Moses is a hustler. He makes bracelets, hats, bags, and anything else that will sell to survive in Nairobi, where hawking is illegal. 

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Saturday November 1, 2014 11:00am - 12:27pm
Hattiloo - Auditorium 37 S Cooper St, Memphis, 38104

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