03–29–2016
Who We Be Class + Exhibition Open March 30th!
02–11–2015
Jeff's 2015 Articles, Interviews, & Reviews, Part 1
11–29–2014
Jeff's Interviews & Reviews, Week 5 Week 5 of the tour brought the Ferguson non-indictment and Obama's immigration executive orders. All the links to this week's words and more are below...
11–13–2014
Jeff's Interviews & Reviews, Weeks 2-4! It just gets better and better...weeks 2, 3, and 4 brought another flood of words. Here's the list...
10–26–2014
Jeff's Interviews & Reviews, Week 1 Launch Edition! Who We Be got off to a great start this week with lots of notice and some great interviews...here's the list.
10–20–2014
Complete List of 2014 Tour Dates All the dates that fit, plus a few more...
10–21–2014
Who We Be Drops October 21st! + The First Interviews Pub day arrives and Jeff gets on camera...
09—18—2017
7:00 PM
RISD :: Songs of Conscience, Sounds of Freedom Exhibit Keynote
Providence, RI
10—09—2017
7:00 PM
Grand Valley State University 2017 Fall Arts Celebration Lecture
Allendale, MI
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Can't Stop Won't Stop
A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

“The birth of hip-hop out of the ruin of the South Bronx is a story that has been told many times, but never with the cinematic scope and the analytic force that Jeff Chang brings to it… This is one of the most urgent and passionate histories of popular music ever written.”

The New Yorker




Forged in the fires of the Bronx and Kingston, Jamaica, hip-hop has been a generation-defining global movement. In a post-civil rights era rapidly transformed by deindustrialization and globalization, hip-hop gave voiceless youths a chance to address these seismic changes, and became a job-making engine and the Esperanto of youth rebellion. Hip-hop crystallized a multiracial generation’s worldview, and forever transformed politics and culture. But the epic story of how that happened has never been fully told… until now.