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.
That night he would sing “everyday it could be wonderful”, and it was a wonderful day when Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment visited the Harvard Hiphop Archive and Research Institute.
Gallery opening and panel discussion - Visual Translation: Crafting the Sonic, Signifying, and Visceral Imaginary in Graphic Novels
This event is co-sponsored by: The Warren Center, Department of African and African American Studies, the Hutchins Center, and the Center for African Studies
The first ever HipHop Feminism Film Festival is coming to The Hiphop Archive and Research Institute, Monday March 23rd.
Nuyorican urban feminist Hiphop artist, Princess Nokia, comes to Harvard with her female punk energy, spiritual mysticism, and enigmatic musicality.