5:00 PM, Friday, Nov 7, 2014
UVA : Newcomb Hall Theater
Add To Calendar 20141107 17:00 20141107 1415040300 America/New_York VFF: The Hip-Hop Fellow

Patrick Douthit, better known as the artist 9th Wonder, is a Grammy Award winning producer, record executive, DJ, lecturer, and professor from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In his tenure at Harvard University, 9th Wonder teaches a course on ‘The Standards of Hip-Hop,’ conducting research for his thesis and exploring hip-hop’s history, culture, and role in academia. Centered on the emerging significance of incorporating hip-hop studies into academic curriculum, the film spotlights the scholars and musicians at the forefront of preserving the rich 40 years of hip-hop culture. Discussion with director Kenneth Price, producer Jenny Hwa, Derrick Alridge (U.Va.), Julian Jackson, and Rebecca Zeledon

Supported by U.Va. Brown College and U.Va. Office of African-American Affairs

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