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  • hip-deep August 31, 2017

    Shake It Fo Ya Hood: Bounce, New Orleans Hip-Hop

    New Orleans, Louisiana is home to some of America’s greatest musical traditions, and plays an outsized influence on the evolution of everything from jazz through to r&b, rock and funk. Today, the city is still legendary for its second line brass bands … Read more »

  • blog December 18, 2014

    From Mannie Fresh to Sissy Nobby: NOLA Hip-Hop Archive Opens

    Anyone who has spent time studying American popular music knows the oversized shadow cast by New Orleans. From marching bands to jazz to r&b to funk to marching bands (again), the city’s musical community has been a tireless creative force … Read more »

  • blog September 3, 2014

    Don’t Forget Da B: R.I.P. New Orleans Bounce Artist Nicky Da B

    New Orleans, a city that has lost far too many of its musicians far too young, can add another tragedy to the list. Nicky Da B, one of the rising stars of a new generation of bounce musicians, has been … Read more »

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