The (Soul) Music of Justice Series: The Drake and Rihanna Mashup: A Look at the Diasporic and Caribbean Musical Influence on Black America

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 6:00pm


Both Rihanna (Barbados) and Drake (Toronto) enjoy commercial success, embedded in hip-hop culture, Caribbean influences, and youth culture. This merging of culture shapes and defines taste, popular dances, and fashion. This conversation will look at the long-standing, but under-discussed Caribbean influence on Black American popular music.    


Los Angeles Room BC, 3rd floor, University-Student Union
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