MC Lyte is a hiphop pioneer who has used her voice and her rhymes to show the world what a powerful woman in charge can do flowing with sounds, rhymes, insight, language And ideas that go far beyond the mic, the turntable, and the stage and into the core of our everyday world.
MC Lyte is one of early Hiphop’s most successful recording artists and remains an important figure in its history. She continues to record, perform, and dj and serves as a model and reminder that a woman emcee doesn’t always have to show her body in order to tell her story.
The Hiphop Archive and Research Institute will be hosting the Boston advance screening of feature film KICKS at AMC Boston Common 19 on Thursday, September 15.
In honor of Women’s History Month, HARI presents a weekly series celebrating and exploring the place of women in hiphop and hiphop culture.
In honor of Women’s History Month, HARI presents a weekly series celebrating and exploring the place of women in hiphop and hiphop culture. Begin exploring the tension of being a woman in hiphop and hiphop feminism with these classic films.
On February 29, 2016 the Loeb Music Library at Harvard University, in collaboration with the Hiphop Archive and Research Institute (HARI), began its archive of 200 of the most influential hiphop albums.
It is my honor to present the W. E. B. Du Bois Medal to legendary hiphop artist, Nasir Jones, known to the world simply as Nas - Part Poet. Part Entrepreneur. Part Intellectual. Part Metaphysician. And Wordsmith.
On Wednesday September 30, 2015, the legendary Nasir Jones, or Nas, will be honored at the W.E.B. DuBois Medal Ceremony hosted by the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University.
Twenty-year-old R&B artist Kehlani has erupted from California’s Bay Area with graceful intensity, resembling the rare force uplifting waters in generating a tsunami.
Dope is essentially a black cinematic Magic Kingdom, shifting “The Most Magical Place on Earth” from the theme park to the trap.