Category Archives: Education

Roots To Rap at NC Museum of History Friday

Tomorrow The Beast presents Roots To Rap: A Musical Conversation at the North Carolina Museum of History to kick off their 11th Annual African American Cultural Celebration. Our soul sister Shirlette Ammons opens up at 7PM. $11 advance tickets!Continue Reading

Freelon Teaches Beat Making Lab at UNC

Pierce  is teaching a Beat Making Lab in UNC’s Music Department with beat battle champion Apple Juice Kid this Spring semester 2012. Originally founded by Dr. Mark Katz and AJK, the course teaches 20 lucky students how to produce music using the open-source software Audacity, Reason 6 and Abelton Live. Like on facebook.Continue Reading

Hip Hop and Community Empowerment

Check out my lecture on Hip Hop and Community Empowerment this Sunday September 18th at the downtown Durham library, as part of their Humanities Lecture Series 3PM-4:30PM. Here’s the press release – I’m pretty sure it’s free.Continue Reading

Hip Hop & Politics Explored at North Carolina Central Campus

Check out this article about Pierce’s class on Music and Political Movements published in North Carolina Central University’s Campus Echo this week (click image to link to article).Continue Reading