40th anniversary of Hip Hop culture

40th anniversary of Hip Hop culture today, which gave birth to MCing, break dancing (and related dance styles) and graffiti art. It’s been quite a journey so far, containing the good, the bad and the ugly. Hip Hop gave me my first independent moment(s) of constructive focus as a teenager, inspiring me to be creative.

Is Hop Hop Mass Media?

I’ve been talking too much lately, so let’s hear from someone else for a while. This is Dr Jared Ball talking to DaveyD over at his TV Channel.  He comes at this subject from a different perspective from the one that talks about Hip Hop as a form of ‘urban media’ via the conscious mouths of