Murray Forman Discusses Aging in Hip-Hop
On this West Texas Talk, Jackson sits down with Murray Forman - Associate Professor in Media and Screen Studies at Northeastern University, who for over twenty years has engaged in research about hip-hop culture, contributing to the emerging field of hip-hop studies.
Forman has written extensively about hip hop and hip hop culture in:
- The ‘Hood Comes First: Race, Space and Place in Rap and Hip-Hop
- One Night on TV is Worth Weeks at the Paramount: Popular Music on Early Television
His latest project Old in the Game: Age and Aging in Hip-Hopfocuses on the theorization of hip-hop in and as diaspora and issues of age and aging in culture, media, and hip-hop.