The Hip Hop Chronicles

hhcApril 2, 2015 – Segment 1

We hear a special broadcast of WEAA’s popular show The HipHop Chronicles. The HipHop Chronicles is produced by WEAA’s Mike “Nyce” Middleton in partnership with Planet Earth Planet Rap.

Guests include: Catalina Byrd, co-Host of No Hooks for the HipHop Chronicles; Dr. Jared Ball, Associate Professor at Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism and Communication, co-Editor of Malcolm X: A Lie of Reinvention and author of I Mix What I Like: A Mixtape Manifesto; Linn Washington, Professor in the Department of Journalism at Temple University; Faraji Muhammad, Youth Empowerment Coordinator for the American Friends Service Committee in Baltimore; and rapper, author and producer Chuck D.

The HipHop Chronicles (HHC) is a HipHop mix show designed with public radio in mind. HHC is built with HipHop audio documentaries, “this day in HipHop history” facts, exclusive one-on-one artist interviews, new music, album reviews, plus classic and old school music. HHC also addresses the political and social issues that affect the HipHop generation, with in-depth conversations with political analysts, social activists, and community leaders, blended with current and classic socially conscious music. HHC also features entertainment news, financial tips, industry tips, mixes by an all-star DJ team, and an international rap show that features hip hop music by artists all over the world.