Hip Hop Education with Professor of Hip Hop, Dr. J. Rawls of Ohio State University
Hip-Hop Can Save AmericaJanuary 21, 2024
32:1544.29 MB

Hip Hop Education with Professor of Hip Hop, Dr. J. Rawls of Ohio State University

Manny Faces welcomes Dr. Jason "J. Rawls" Rawls to the show. Dr. Rawls is a long-time producer, DJ, author and educator, and is now the Assistant Professor of Hip Hop at THE Ohio State University, developing curricula for a Hip Hop minor program.

Some key topics covered:

1. Hip Hop Beyond Music: Cultural Diversity

- Embracing the multifaceted aspects of Hip Hop culture, including dance, visual art, and storytelling traditions.

2. Hip Hop Origins: Sociological Significance

- Exploring the historical and sociological roots of Hip Hop, examining its impact on communities and social dynamics.

3. Hip Hop Education: Engagement Through Culture

- Using Hip Hop culture as a tool to connect with and engage students, fostering inclusivity and understanding.


Dr. Jason Rawls, OSU: https://music.osu.edu/people/rawls.5

J. Rawls on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jrawls82

BOOK: "Youth, Culture, Power" - https://www.amazon.com/Youth-Culture-Power-Teacher-Student-Relationships/dp/1433171252


Hip-Hop Can Save America! with Manny Faces is a Manny Faces Media production, in association with The Center for Hip-Hop Advocacy.

Links and resources:

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The Mixtape Museum: https://www.mixtapemuseum.org

Hip-Hop Hacks: https://www.hiphophacks.com

Hip-Hop Can Save America! is produced, written, edited, smacked, flipped, rubbed down, and distributed by Manny Faces.

Eternal thanks to Consulting Producer, Sommer McCoy.