Hip-Hop Epistemology

This video is from a Q&A with P. Khalil Saucier from the conference Hip-Hop Transcultural: Constructing and Contesting Identity, Space, and Place in the Americas and beyond (2021). After his Keynote entitled: TransCultural Flow and the Problem of the Cipher. I asked the following question:

Do you (or others) see anything constructive in viewing Hip-Hop as an epistemological invention, then, as the bridge between ontology and the lived and practiced experience? I’m not sure where that takes us, but have you or others worked on such framing before?

The answer is yes, but…

Hip Hop Intellectual Resistance

Hip Hop Intellectual Resistance by A. Shahid Stover is not the point of departure for DIY Cultural Diplomacy, but it may be its attempt. I subscribe to the general postcolonial idea that resistance can vary in form and outcome. The term’s ambiguity is acceptable because it does well with recognizing …

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