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The History of Hip-Hop presented by DJ Kool Akiem

  • Cloquet Public Library 320 14th St Cloquet, MN 55720 (map)

Celebrate the grand opening of the new skate park in Cloquet MN with Teaching Artist DJ Kool Akeim! He will be teaching the History in Hip-Hop at the Cloquet Public Library.

Everyone has heard of “Rap” or “Hip-Hop” but not everyone understands the origins and roots of one of the most prolific and pervasive popular youth cultures today. Participants will examine the emergence of:

  • The Four Elements;

  • important creators and innovators;

  • politics and ethics;

  • entrepreneurship vs. commercialization;

  • the divergence of styles;

  • and the flowering worldwide movement in the context of changing technology and new social media.

This event is free and open to the public!