2012 in review

So proud of my blog! I had a great start!

Here’s an excerpt:

The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,500 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people.

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Takin it Back Ol’ School

Cornell Hip Hop Collection

By Imani Brammer

 “First time I spun on my head was 1976 on a piece of card board. The song was Vicky Su Robinson, “Turn the Beat Around.”  I was 9 years old.”

That was one of the early voices of hip hop, Eldred Harris, reminiscing on the fun, authenticity and turmoil of the 70’s in New York City’s South Bronx, where hip-hop gave birth to exciting youth who beat boxed, break danced, D.J-ed at turn tables, and free styled at jams. Hip-hop was not just a genre of music. It was the beginning of a new culture, and even more profound: a movement.

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