Tuesday, October 7, 2008
The 5th Element... The Knowledge!
Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Caz, Joe Conzo Jr., GrandWizzard Theodore, Tony Tone, Disco Wiz, Charlie Ahearn, Kool Lady Blue, Popmaster Fabel, J.Rocc, Johan Kugelberg, Tricia Rose, Jeff Chang and Mark Anthony Neal will travel to Ithaca, N.Y., to speak at a two-day conference celebrating Cornell University Library's acquisition of "Born in the Bronx: The Legacy and Evolution of Hip Hop," a collection that documents the early days of Hip Hop with recordings, photographs, posters and more.
Events on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 will include music, performances and lectures by several Hip Hop pioneers and legends and roundtable discussions led by prominent speakers from the Hip Hop and academic communities.