Asian hip-hop reaches its Summit at the U of C The Asian Hip Hop Summit performs on campus this Saturday.
By Ben Sigrist
Published: October 30th, 2009
Modern musical genres have functioned as a sort of melting pot for various cultural influences. Innovations in modern music, especially in hip-hop, have been a means both for achieving a sense of unity among wildly different people and for expressing individuality amidst kaleidoscopic cultural chaos. It is this unifying and defining power of music that motivates the Asian Hip Hop Summit, a group of hip-hop artists who will be performing on campus this Saturday.