Hip hop as Poetry

Is there meaning within hip hop lyrics? What comments are being made about life, love, and culture?

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Students will explore hip hop as poetry, through interpreting selected song lyrics, looking at artist's background, and composing their own poetry to read and perform in front of the class.

    •Working to Improve Schools and Education
Several links for history of hip hop, articles, and info.
    •Lyrics Database
Search and find specific songs lyrics
    •Rap and Hip hop in the Classroom
Articles regarding rap and writing

Last updated: September 24 2007, 10:33 am
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