Topic: hip-hop

Hype Man showcases the transcendent power of hip hop and explores various perspectives on social injustice. It will run until Nov. 18.

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‘Hype Man’ emphasizes uniting features of hip-hop

November 15, 2018 0 comments

The Wilbury Theatre Group makes two claims in its latest play “Hype Man”: Hip hop — invigorating, stark testimonial — transcends borders. Its unifying power is coupled with centrifugal forces of race, gender and socioeconomic background.

Alum teaches vocabulary through hip-hop

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Alum teaches vocabulary through hip-hop

February 9, 2018 0 comments

You remove your headphones as you walk through the classroom door — the beat of the song you were just listening to still playing in your head — only to realize that this same song is being played aloud in your English class.

Rennie Harris Puremovement takes stage in Providence

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Rennie Harris Puremovement takes stage in Providence

February 28, 2017 0 comments

Over a thousand people crowded into the theater to see one of the nation’s most celebrated street dance performance groups: Rennie Harris Puremovement.

Eric Axelman ’12.5 is set to release his debut album Friday. An eclectic mix of rap and hip-hop, “Too Much,” received contributions from various members of the Brown and local Providence communities.

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Alum explores intersection of rap, hip hop in album

October 27, 2016 0 comments

Eric Axelman ’12.5 aims to revolutionize the way the public consumes music in his debut solo album “Too Much,” to be released Friday.