HARI In-House Blog

Politics, Justice and Activism in the Hiphop Generation

November 7th, 2016

Is the Hiphop nation ambivalent about voting?  To be more specific - Why are so many young men reluctant to take a position on this matter? Why is the refusal to participate in political activities THE way to address unfulfilled promises, false hope, etc?  A long list of artists began as anti-voting MCs, and many eventually decided to participate.

Continue Reading
SoulPowerLA_#WhatAboutUS?

#WhatAboutUs?

November 4th, 2016

We are taking a stand. For the little girls sneaking listens to their big brothers’ Nas albums when their parents aren’t home. For the video performers who come under fire for their pride in their bodies. For the double-dutch rhymers and backstreet freestylers...

Continue Reading

Classic Films on Women in Hiphop

March 4th, 2016

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.

Continue Reading

Pages