“Book of Rhymes” with Author and Alumnus Adam Bradley
Date: February 26, 2009 Location: Howard Hall, 102
Howard Hall, 102
Examining rap’s memorable words and inimitable techniques, literary scholar Adam Bradley BA ‘06 argues that we must understand hip hop’s poetics or else ignore the vanguard of poetry today. Book of Rhymes explores America’s least understood poetry, unpacking its surprisingly complex craft and according rap poetry the respect it deserves.