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INFO 210 - Elements of Style: Urban Culture & Beyond: Urban Music

A guide highlighting the ever evolving past, present, and future of urban youth culture.


Urban music is an amalgamation of many different eras, cultures, and genres in popular contemporary and underground music. Whether created as a means of rebellious protest against corrupt and suppressive systems of government, an alternative outlet from the negativity of the streets, or a vehicle for entertainment and wealth, urban music vibrates with the language and beat of the youth (and young at heart) from all corners of the world. More than just amplified sound, urban music has helped to drive communities and careers into global relevance, proving that music birth from the streets can and should be recognized for its merits and worth to the human experience.

Urban Music Resources

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Urban Music Resources