Q-Tip has made history by becoming the artistic director for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ upcoming Hip Hop Culture series.
The rap legend will create a series exploring the hip hop culture across deejaying, emceeing, breakdancing, graffiti writing and knowledge of self.
In a press release, the Tribe Called Quest member said:
“With Hip Hop constantly changing and evolving, it was easy to forget the history and legacy that precede it. I want to begin at the beginning of the Culture to help people see its roots, better understand its present, and responsibly create its future”.
Below are the dates for the 2016-2017 Hip Hop Culture series at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
July 12-16, 2016- Family Theater, Concert Hall- Brave New Voices Youth Summit
October 12-16, 2016- Family Theater- All the Way Live!
November 3-5, 2016- Terrace Gallery- Words, Beats & Life Teach-In
May 23, 2017- Eisenhower Theater- DJ Spooky: Rebirth of a Nation
June 5-11, 2016- Family Theater- /peh-LO-tah/
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