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…