Posted: 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
By Yohance Kyles (@HUEYmixwitRILEY)
(AllHipHop News) Legendary emcee Nas will join with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute and Professor Marcyliena Morgan of the Hip Hop Archive and Research Institute for a press conference covering Harvard University's Nasir Jones Hip Hop Fellowship.
The event will take place on September 19th at the Hip Hop Archive in Cambridge, Massachusetts at 11 am. It will be moderated by Harvard student Christian Ramirez.
The Nasir Jones Hip Hop Fellowship will be featured as part of the Hip Hop Archive and Research Institute in conjunction with the Hip Hop Archive Fellowship. Fellows will be able to participate in projects like performance pieces, album work, curriculum planning, primary archival research, and exhibition preparation. It is designed to demonstrate that "education is real power."
"With the introduction of the Nasir Jones Hip Hop Fellowship, we will continue to be the leading resource for those interested in knowing, developing, building, maintaining, and representing Hip Hop," says Professor Morgan.
For more information about the Hip Hop Archive and Research Institute visit hiphoparchive.org.
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