Happy Valentine’s Day! This year’s HARI Valentine’s Day playlist seeks to show the range, depth, and commitment of Hiphop artists as they use their craft to express their relationships to love and to their love interests. We’ve included well-known classics by A Tribe Called Quest, Big Daddy Kane, and LL Cool J alongside newer hits by Chance the Rapper, Mac Miller, and J. Cole. Enjoy!
"We Got This!": HARI's 2017 Black History Month Series
This Black History Month, we are doing more than celebrating; we are taking ownership.
Professor Marcyliena Morgan will be speaking at "Hiphop, Knowledge, and the Academy" hosted by TORCH - The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities at the University of Oxford on February 17 from 2:30pm - 5pm.
Check out the latest Rhymes & Reasons interview with Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, Founding Director of the Hiphop Archive and Research Institute (HARI) at Harvard University and the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.
Wishing You Joy, Peace & Love.
MC Lyte is a hiphop pioneer who has used her voice and her rhymes to show the world what a powerful woman in charge can do flowing with sounds, rhymes, insight, language And ideas that go far beyond the mic, the turntable, and the stage and into the core of our everyday world.
The Hiphop Archive and Research Institute will be hosting the Boston advance screening of feature film KICKS at AMC Boston Common 19 on Thursday, September 15.
On February 29, 2016 the Loeb Music Library at Harvard University, in collaboration with the Hiphop Archive and Research Institute (HARI), began its archive of 200 of the most influential hiphop albums.
It is my honor to present the W. E. B. Du Bois Medal to legendary hiphop artist, Nasir Jones, known to the world simply as Nas - Part Poet. Part Entrepreneur. Part Intellectual. Part Metaphysician. And Wordsmith.