Rap (Music) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Items 1-48
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
Scope and Contents The Where They At project was begun in 2008 by photographer Aubrey Edwards and journalist Alison Fensterstock, with the assistance of a grant from the Greater New Orleans Foundation. It collected over 50 photographic portraits and audio interviews with New Orleans rappers, DJs, producers, photographers, label owners, promoters, record store personnel, journalists and other parties involved in the New Orleans hip-hop and bounce scene from the late 1980s through Hurricane Katrina, as well as...
Dates: Created: 2008-2010; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2013
Content Description This addendum to the Where They At collection contains 66 photographs produced by Aubrey Edwards for the Where They At project, circa 2008-2010. The photographs include portraits of rappers, DJs, music producers, and label and record store owners from the New Orleans bounce and hip-hop music scene. Also included are family members of bounce artists and notable clubs and venues, as well as public housing projects in New Orleans and scenes from bounce/hip-hop performances. These photographs...
Dates: Other: 2008-2010