The ITHACA MUSIC FORUM presents "Hip-Hop on Earth," a roundtable of theory and practice. Friday, April 26, 5-7pm in the Nabenhauer Recital Hall (4th floor, School of Music)


Contributed by Deborah Rifkin

 The Ithaca Music Forum presents a remarkable roundtable on Hip-Hop as a music, a cultural practice, and a source of history. Free, with food.

HIP-HOP on EARTH, featuring

• SAMMUS (Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo) on songwriting and method
• Alex Blue V on the art and politics of production and "flipping" samples
• Carlos Ramirez on reggaetón in Puerto Rico
• Ben Ortiz on hip-hop archives
• Dr, Catherine Appert, moderator & expert on Senegalese hip-hop

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Deborah Rifkin at or (607) 274-3786. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.