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Urban Culture News Hip Hop and Politics Where is it Going
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Written by Davey D ID2872   
Monday, 24 July 2006 00:17

The following is coverage of the 2006 National Hip-Hop Political Convention in Chicago, from Breakdown FM Radio and hip-hop historian, journalist and activist Davey D. Hip-hop activists, hip-hop artists and members of Chicago’s Black Journalist Association tackle the issues ‘What is hip-hop & where is it going politically?’

Hip Hop and Politics Where is it Going? - By Davey D

This engaging panel discussion took place Wednesday July 19th before a packed house at the NBC Tower in downtown Chicago. Most of the people in the audience were members of Chi-Town’s media and journalism community.

A variety of issues were discussed ranging from the state of Hip Hop, Its relationship to politics, the role of women in Hip Hop and many others..

The participants of this panel are as follows:

Please note- This is how they appear via the podcast.

Popular WVON radio host Roland S Martin.

TJ Crawford-chair of the National Hip Hop Political Convention,

Davey D-journalist, radio host & programmer

Travis A. Jackson, associate professor of American Music at the University of Chicago

Carl West, publisher and CEO, Truth magazine

Dawn-Elissa Fischer, hip-hop anthropologist and educator-Stanford Hip Hop Archives.

Chicago Hip Hop artists Unique and M’Rald


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