In the early 80's, hip hop was relatively new. But if you’re a New Yorker of a certain age you know that before you had the cable hook- up you had the box. Fast forward to now when “hip-hop” is an art-form and money maker on a global level thanks in no small part a Brooklynite who Melissa Rose Cooper met at the museum of contemporary African Diasporan Arts or moCADA in Ft. Green…where a new exhibit tells the story. From Brooklyn Independent Television's Brooklyn Review, episode 260. Original air date: 3/26/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit
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