Unit 14: Hip Hop Goes Global
São Paulo Hip Hop Lecture 1: Reading Assignment: Putting Mano to Music The Mediation article; Ideologies of Marginality in Brazilian Hip Hop by Derek Pardue. Pg. 1-33 under the Course materials tab.
Prompt: Hip hop has been exported to countries throughout the world. Write a 500 word response that discusses why this music has become in countries outside of the USA? Are there certain cultural or artistic threads that unite these different regional styles of hip hop? Describe in detail any similarities or differences you observed between American hip hop and Brazilian hip hop.