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Master of Arts (MA)
Academic Program Adviser
For over four decades, hip-hop has been a part of the American soundscape, drawing from influences of jazz, rhythm and blues, disco, etc. Hip-hop is one of the cultural bridges between African Americans and the world. This paper will focus on the artists, culture and its ascent to high art.
Stewart, Benjamin Nile, "“Started From the Bottom”: The Ascension of Hip-Hop as a Sonic Art Form" (2022). CUNY Academic Works.