HARI In-House Blog
Lana 'MC Lyte' Moorer to Receive 2016 W. E. B. Du Bois Medal
MC Lyte is one of early Hiphop’s most successful recording artists and remains an important figure in its history. She continues to record, perform, and dj and serves as a model and reminder that a woman emcee doesn’t always have to show her body in order to tell her story.
The Hiphop Archive Presents the Advance Screening of KICKS
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.
HARI Women’s History Month Playlist
In honor of Women’s History Month, HARI presents a weekly series celebrating and exploring the place of women in hiphop and hiphop culture.
Classic Films on Women in Hiphop
In honor of Women’s History Month, HARI presents a weekly series celebrating and exploring the place of women in hiphop and hiphop culture. Begin exploring the tension of being a woman in hiphop and hiphop feminism with these classic films.
Harvard Recognizes Hiphop Classics
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.
Nas W.E.B. Du Bois Medal Ceremony Introduction
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.
The Real is on the Rise: Meet Kehlani
Twenty-year-old R&B artist Kehlani has erupted from California’s Bay Area with graceful intensity, resembling the rare force uplifting waters in generating a tsunami.
Re-memory of DOPE: Is It Actually Cool Like Dat?
Dope is essentially a black cinematic Magic Kingdom, shifting “The Most Magical Place on Earth” from the theme park to the trap.
Could Be Talking About Me: Why Trap Queen is Different
Trap Queen strikes a chord because it does something other songs don't - let women be themselves.