You can watch a feature about Chance the Rapper, ‘Music Mogul Chance the Rapper on Changing the Music Industry’ by ABC news here. And/or you can read an article by Chicago Reader, ‘The Year Chicago Hip-hop Beat the Haters,’ here.
Campbell, K. E. (2005). “Gettin’ our groove on”: Rhetoric, language, and literacy for the hip hop generation. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. Find the book at worldcat.org/isbn/081432925X
Miranda, L-M. (Music & lyrics), & Hudes, Q. A. (Writer). In the Heights [a musical]. The video above is a clip from the PBS’s ‘Great Performances’: Opening night & 96,000. For an excellent example of English-Spanish code-meshing, check out “Sunrise” (lyrics).
Beyoncé (2016). Lemonade. New York: Parkwood Entertainment. Find the lyrics here. And check out the music video for “Hold Up,” the second song in the album, below.
BTS (Hangul: 방탄소년단; RR: Bangtan Sonyeondan; Hanja: 防彈少年團; English: Bulletproof Boys) (2017). Not today. From the album You never walk alone. Seoul: Big Hit Entertainment. Check out the music video below, or another version with the lyrics in Hangul, Romanization, and English… Continue Reading →
Chance The Rapper: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert. (2017, July 17)