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AMST 315: Beats, Rhymes, and Life: Websites and News

Professor Blanton: Fall 2013


photo: andrealessi via Creative Commons.



Center for Black Music Research - Columbia College Chicago

History of Rock and R&B course - Wesleyan University, 

Hip Hop Archive - Harvard University, 

Hip Hop Research Portal

Remix Theory, Hip Hop Archive

Hip Hop Directory

Hip Hop [interviews]

All Hip

Background in Culture:

American Studies Web - This site from Georgetown University allows you to search their bibliography of web-based resources by topic, thus allowing you to narrow down your search for materials available on the web. Some topics include: community studies, education, material culture, museum studies and labor studies.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture [New York Public Library] - national research library devoted to collecting, preserving and providing access to resources documenting the history and experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world

Cultural Politics - a site designed to offer resources for the analysis of the role of culture in shaping our political, economic, and social lives.


News Research Guide -

Alternative Press Sources