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History of Hip-Hop

  • Rotunda Dome Room 1826 University Avenue Charlottesville, VA, 22903 United States (map)

The UVA Music Arts Board presents Grammy Award-winning producer, DJ, Lecturer, and Social Activist 9th Wonder. Patrick Denard Douthit (b. 1975 in Winston-Salem, NC) began his career as the main producer for the group Little Brother and has since worked with such acclaimed artists as Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige,Murs, Erykah Badu, Ludacris, Talib Kweli, and Rapsody. He served as Hip-Hop Fellow at Harvard University in 2012, where he continues his residency at the W.E.B. DuBois Institute while also serving as an adjunct professor at Duke University. This public lecture on the History of Hip-Hop will serve as the culmination to his week-long artist residency at the University of Virginia. Do not miss this historic event, March 31st, 1:00pm, in the Rotunda Dome Room.

Free Reservation - Limited Availability!