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Register Now for “Awready!: The Houston Hip Hop Conference”

Department News, Events, Houston Hip Hop

Interested in the history of Houston Hip Hop? UH Libraries is happy to be co-sponsoring “Awready!: The Houston Hip Hop Conference” March 27-28. This conference includes a number of events and presentations related to DJ Screw and the evolution of Houston hip hop.

The two-day event will kick off with Opening reception and Grafitti, B-Boy and B-Girl Exhibition at Betz Gallery on March 27. The following day will be filled with presentations and panels about DJ Screw and Houston Hip Hop at UH and the 2012 College DJ Battle at Rice University.

Special guests include Paul Wall, Chingo Bling, Willie D, and others.

The conference is presented by UH Libraries, the HERE Project at Rice, UH African American Studies, and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts at UH. It also introduces to the public the Houston Hip Hop Archives Network, a partnership developed by the HERE Project and the UH Libraries for preserving the artifacts of Houston hip hop.

Registration is free and open to the public, so sign up today!

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