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  • It is good to see that UCLA recognizes the effect that rap and hip hop culture has had on society in recent decades. It is a important part of social, historical, and musical culture in America. Love it or hate it, hip hop, rap, and beat oriented music is here to stay
    — John
    Posted: Tue Jan 5, 2010 07:42:43 PM
  • Jooyoung was my T.A. for Urban Sociology when I was taking it with Dr. Halle. Really hip guy -- he showed the class video clips of his enthnographic observations... symbolic interactionism at work. There are underlying gestures of friendships between competing rappers.
    — Chu Chu
    Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2008 06:39:36 PM
  • Cut it out! Hip-Hop "the subject of serious schlarship at UCLA". As a proud alumnus, I'm embarrassed.
    — Joe Paggi Jr. 1960
    Posted: Fri Jul 4, 2008 11:56:34 AM
  • fascinating report on academic interest in hiphop culture. looking forward to reading more
    — New York Psychologist
    Posted: Mon Jun 23, 2008 07:39:04 PM


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