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Saturday, April 13 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Drop the Beat: Writing About Music - Conversation 1015 - REQUIRES TICKET

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Into the now-venerable tradition of writing the history of hip-hop come these panelists' most recent books, which go deep on rap group giants A Tribe Called Quest, the Wu-Tang Clan and NWA. 

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Greg Mack

Greg Mack is a radio personality heard on 94.7 The Wave in Los Angeles and also on over 20 other radio stations in 4 different countries via the Syndicated “Greg Mack Show” With over 40 years in the radio business, Greg Mack began the first ever all rap radio station called 1580... Read More →

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Hanif Abdurraqib

Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio. He is the author of a biography on A Tribe Called Quest called "Go Ahead in the Rain," "The Crown Ain't Worth Much," nominated for a Hurston-Wright Legacy Award, and "They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill... Read More →
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Will Ashon

Will Ashon is an English writer and novelist, former music journalist and founder of the Big Dada imprint of Ninja Tune records. Ashon was educated at Countesthorpe Community College and Balliol College, Oxford. His newest book is "Chamber Music: Wu-Tang and America (in 36 Pieces... Read More →
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Gerrick Kennedy

Gerrick D. Kennedy is an award-winning journalist currently reporting on pop music for the Los Angeles Times. His reporting has led to guest spots on "The Today Show," "Dateline," "20/20," "Entertainment Tonight," "The Michael Eric Dyson Show" as well as appearances on NBC, CNN, MSNBC... Read More →

Saturday April 13, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Hoffman Hall, Signing Area 1