Thesis Discussing Hip Hop, Skate Culture & Web Culture In Tyler, The Creator's Music

As someone who wrote a thesis for my music technology degree, I’m a sucker for music academic papers. This one piqued my interest. It relates to the multicultural facets of controversial rapper Tyler, The Creator. The thesis, written by Brazilian producer and musicologist Gustavo Souza Marques, discusses the ways Tyler, the Creator “shifts, but also maintains, some frames of gangsta […]

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You know the drill. White men with beards, slicked hair, lumberjack shirts and a penchant for obscurity are hipsters. But has it always been that way? Well, the truth is they aren’t the first hipsters to walk the earth. A quick search of the term “hipster” on Wikipedia brings up two examples: one from “contemporary subculture” […]

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Fancy a cuppa? Hundreds do at exactly the same time. Despite the popular notion that Britain is a nation of tea drinkers, the country that consumes the most tea per person is actually Turkey (the UK is placed 5th, as of 2014). However, that hasn’t stopped a small but growing hashtag on Twitter related to […]

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