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AAST 4325. HISTORY OF HIP HOP. 3 Hours.

Focused study of the origins and development of Hip Hop as an artistic genre and political and cultural movement. Topics include deejaying, emceeing, sampling and other musical techniques as well as issues of ethnic and other identities, commercialism, capitalism, cultural appropriation, and authenticity. Offered as HIST 4325 and AAST 4325; credit will be granted only once.