Hip Hop Pioneers: A Conversation with Kangol Kid

6:00 p.m.

Kangol Kid

The Contemporary Music program at Eugene Lang college invites you to join in on a conversation with legendary Hip Hop performer Kangol Kid.

Kangol Kid attributes are many:

  • Founding Member of U.T.F.O
  • Breakdancer for Full Force and Whodini
  • Instigator of the famous "Roxanne Wars"
  • The first Haitian-born rap star
  • Performed at the first rap show at the Apollo Theater
  • First Rapper to receive an Official Product Endorsement

Contemporary Music at Lang explores the global diversity of contemporary musical life along with broader social, cultural, historical, political, and philosophical concerns. It focuses on music composing, performing, and listening practices in conjunction with past and present technologies, especially today’s digital media, and highlights creative musical thinking and music-making in the spirit of The New School’s significant legacy of modern experimentation.

 

Location:

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor

Admission:
Free; seating is limited; reservations required: www.kangolkid.eventbrite.com



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