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The History of Hip-Hop presented by DJ Kool Akiem

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