Letting the People Rap: A Research Reflection
Call For Papers: Issue #2!
Check out Issue 1 and Our 2-Part Launch Event
The Sons of a Battlecry: Samurai Champloo and Hiphop Culture
Drake’s Downward “Toosie Slide”: Mixtape Review
The Word in Stanford Media
Introducing The Word! Our First Panel and Performance
How A Tragedy Connected Graffiti and Basketball
The Immobility of Non-Western Music
In the first issue, the editors write their inaugural introduction; Joshua Clarendon close reads Kendrick Lamar’s “U”; Justin Wang theorizes lofi’s popularity under the Trump Administration; and Krithi Reddy explores the viral trend of white women’s ASL interpretations of rap performances.