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Thursday, April 26 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Hip-Hop For and By Women

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  1. Del Cowie "Elements of Style: How Michie Mee Built Toronto Hip-Hop"
  2. Nate Patrin  "A Phoenix Saga: The Voices of Jean Grae"
  3. Amy Coddington "For Women, But Not By Women: Playing Hip Hop for Female Audiences on Top 40 Radio in the late 1980s"
Moderator: Oliver Wang

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Amy Coddington

Amy Coddington is the Visiting Assistant Professor of American Music at Amherst College. Her book project, How Hip Hop Became Hit Pop: Rap, Race, and Crossover on Top 40 Radio explores how hip hop broke through to the mainstream via programming on Top 40 radio stations in the late... Read More →
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Del Cowie

Del Cowie is an Toronto-based music journalist and editor who has worked as a producer for CBC Music and the Peabody and International Emmy Award-winning  Netflix series Hip Hop Evolution. He has also written for several outlets including The Canadian Encyclopedia, Noisey and Exclaim... Read More →

Nate Patrin

Nate Patrin is a freelance music critic who has written for Pitchfork, Stereogum, Bandcamp, The Vinyl Factory, and many other venues. He currently resides in St. Paul, Minnesota."A Phoenix Saga: The Voices of Jean Grae" In her twenty-plus-years of rapping, Tsidi Ibrahim -- better... Read More →

Oliver Wang

Oliver Wang is a professor of sociology at California State University, Long Beach and author of Legions of Boom: Filipino American Mobile DJ Crews of the San Francisco Bay Area. He writes on arts and culture for NPR, KCET’s Artbound, KPCC’s Take Two and other outlets. He is... Read More →

Thursday April 26, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm PDT
Learning Labs MoPOP, 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109