Female DJs talk inspiration, community during Hip Hop Appreciation Week
May30

Female DJs talk inspiration, community during Hip Hop Appreciation Week

DOWNTOWN – As part of the Central Library’s Hip Hop Appreciation Week, Aja La’Starr Owens hosted her annual “I Am Hip Hop” event, celebrating women in hip hop, in the Carnegie Room of the Central branch, 1301 Olive Street. Each year the event focuses on a different group of women in hip hop. This year, she assembled a panel of female DJs and music producers who spoke about their relationship to the genre, as well as their...

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Children hip hop to music and stories at the library
May18

Children hip hop to music and stories at the library

DOWNTOWN – On Friday morning, parents brought their kids to St. Louis Public Library’s Central location for “Hip Hop Storytelling with MK Stallings,” one of their Hip Hop Appreciation Week events. MK Stallings, the emcee of the event, incorporated hip hop music into a story time in which he read them three different kids’ books, all to the beat of hip hop songs. He also played a game with the kids and their parents, in which he...

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The Central Library celebrates Hip Hop Appreciation Week
May14

The Central Library celebrates Hip Hop Appreciation Week

DOWNTOWN – This week the Central Library will host the 6th Annual Hip Hop Appreciation Week. Jam-packed with events Monday through Saturday, the celebration of hip hop has a little something for everyone, including panels about the historical significance of the genre and performances by local St. Louis artists. The week opens on Monday night with an Opening Reception for Hip Hop & Fashion, featuring a fashion show, at 7PM...

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