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Hobbs, Holly


Biographical Statement

Holly Hobbs is a PhD Candidate in ethnomusicology at Tulane University and founder of the NOLA Hiphop Archive, a digital archive of hiphop music/oral history supported by the Amistad Research Center. Hobbs is also a writer for the popular urban music blog The Smoking Section and KnowLA: The Online Encyclopedia of Louisiana Music and Culture. She currently serves as a consultant for the Tanzanian Heritage Project in Dar es Salaam and does musical consulting for documentary film. Her interests include musical activism, documentary filmmaking, and digital media literacy.

Author: Holly Hobbs
Holly Hobbs personal communication

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

NOLA Hip Hop Archive Project Collection

 Collection — Container: Items 1-48
Identifier: 749
Scope and Contents The NOLA Hip Hop Archive was founded by Holly Hobbs, a Ph.D. candidate at Tulane University, in 2012. The goal of Hobbs’ project is to add to the growing body of documentation of hip hop and bounce oral histories in New Orleans, Louisiana, in order to highlight the music's role as an important community art form. With the assistance of videographer Dick Darby and production assistant Colin Meneghini, Hobbs conducted a series of videotaped interviews with hip hop and bounce artists and...
Dates: Created: 2012-2014; Other: Date acquired: 03/11/2013

NOLA Hip-hop Archive Project collection addendum

Identifier: 749-1
Content Description The NOLA Hip-hop Archive was founded by Holly Hobbs, a Ph.D. student at Tulane University, as part of her dissertation research in 2012. The goal of Hobbs’ project is to document hip-hop in New Orleans, Louisiana, both as a musical and community art form. Hobbs’ research includes a series of video interviews with hip-hop artists in New Orleans, which form the basis for this collection. Additional interviews will be added as they are completed, as will ephemeral material such as flyers,...
Dates: Other: 2015

Additional filters:

African American musicians 1
African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Music 1
Bounce (Music) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans 1
Bounce (Music) -- Social aspects -- Louisiana -- New Orleans 1
Hip-hop 1