hip-hop conference

May 18, 2000





Margie Yu
Public Affairs Asst.
(323) 343-3047


of Events

Cal State L.A. Presents its
First-Ever Conference on "Hip-Hop"

The Cross Cultural Centers at California State University, Los Angeles present "Hip-Hop: What it is. What it ain't. What it could be!", featuring popular recording artist/actor Ice-T as the keynote speaker. The conference includes performances and demonstrations by musicians, DJs, dancers, poets, and graffiti artists.

Saturday, May 20, 2000, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Keynote address: 12 noon-1:30 p.m., Los Angeles Room, University-Student Union.

Cal State L.A. University-Student Union. The University is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Fwy., at the interchange of 10 and 710 Fwys. Public permit dispenser parking available in Lots C and G, or the upper level of northern Parking Structure II.

The day's event will also include discussions on different elements of hip-hop, hip-hop and social change, women and hip-hop, violence and hip-hop, and hip-hop and multiculturalism.

In the Alhambra Room, University-Student Union, 3:30-5 p.m., Ice-T will also be speaking on the "Violence and Hip-Hop" panel exploring the violence that has been associated with aspects of hip-hop culture.

To register for the keynote luncheon or for a conference schedule, contact the Cal State L.A. Cross Cultural Centers at (323) 343-5001.


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