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AAAS 155: Hip-Hop History and Culture

Recommended resources and strategies for research in Professor Chad William's class, AAAS 155: Hip-Hop History and Culture


Welcome! This guide includes research tips and suggested resources for locating primary and secondary source materials.

Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions at any point during the research process! 

Gather background information

Reference Sources for Music

Reference sources, such as dictionaries and encyclopedias, can be useful for refining your topic and coming up with keywords. Some of entries will contain bibliographies which you can use to locate key books and articles on your topic.

Encyclopedias for African American Studies