Title from program.
"In honor of black history month and in celebration of the 30th anniversary of De La Soul's groundbreaking album 3 Feet High and Rising"--program.
Cyrus Resur, Anthony Tadey, production.
Presentations and keynote in English.
Session 1 : Thinking about the golden age (Fernando Orejuela (Indiana University), chair). The golden (age) cudgel : hip-hop nostalgia and generational dissonance / Murray forman (Northwestern University) ; "Whose world is this?" : Destabilizing the golden age in hip-hop studies / Kevin Whitman (Case Western Reserve University) ; Sankofa sounds : the golden age that we are destined to repeat / Mikal Amin Lee (Brooklyn, NY: Fresh Roots Music/Cyphers for Justice/BAM).
Session 2 : Hip-hop and its words (Jaritt Sheel (Berklee College of Music), chair. "Money Flow" : triplet flow and its antecedents in the golden age of hip-hop / Stephen Gomez-Peck (Graduate Center, City University of New York) ; Skillful syllables : an introduction to speed rap / Robert Komaniecki (Appalachian State University) ; Verses versus choruses in N.W.A.'s "Fuck tha police" : an alternative formal paradign for golden age hip-hop / James Bungert (Rocky Mountain College).
Poster session : Fading memories : archiving and annotating underground VHS tapes in breaking culture / Saad Mukhtar (Purdue University).
Panel discussion : The state of hip-hop studies with Kyle Adams, Amy Coddington, Jarrit Sheel.
Session 3 : Hip-hop and its music (Walton Muyumba (Indiana University), chair). "All samples cleared" : hip-hop sampling aesthetics and the legacy of Grand Upright v. Warner / Claire McLeish (McGill University) ; How Parliament Funkadelic's lyricism and musicality made their mark on hip-hop / Jason Dunn (Elon University) ; Reusing of Western art music through sampling : analysis and hypothesis / Fabian Berthelot (Université de Montréal).
Keynote address: "Prince Paul" Huston.
Session 4 : Hip-hop and place (Alison Martin (Indiana University), chair). He's got next : implications of Common's foundations for hip-hop music in Chicago / Grant Knox (University of Arizona) ; Getting to the roots : performing genre and national credibility in Polish hip-hop / Alena Aniskiewicz (University of Michigan) ; Indigenizing hip-hop in a West African country : the story of hiplife music in Ghana / John Dankwa (Wesleyan University).
Session 5 : Explorations (Amy Coddington (Amherst College), chair). Skitting, splicing, and signifyin(g) : "Divine play" in KMD's Mr. Hood / James McNally (University of Bristol) ; Miles Davis' Doo-bop / Ike Minton (University of California, Santa Cruz) ; When was hip-hop queer? / Samuel Dwinnell (Indiana University).
Recorded live: 2019 February 16-17, Ford Hall, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington.