Rap

Hours: 
4:00PM-6:00PM
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
Eyebeam
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FREE AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM FOR TEENS
SIGN-UP HERE!

Ever wonder who the best rapper ever is? Who used the phrase 'On Fleek' first? Who 
rap's favorite basketball player is? Which sneaker is more hip-hop: Adidas or Nike?

The Rap Research Lab is a studio for teens to explore art, data visualization graphic 
design and the stats behind Beats, Rhymes & Life in a creative environment.

WHEN:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
4-6PM
September 17 - December 10
Showcase Event: December 18

WHERE:
Eyebeam @ Industry City, Sunset Park
34 35th Street
5th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11232

Free snacks and MetroCards

No previous art or technology experience needed!

 
Projects: Hip Hop Word Count, Rap Almanac, Rap Research Lab
People: Erica Kermani, Tahir Hemphill, Zephyr Doles
Research: Education, Urban Research
Tags: 3d design, Data Visualization, graphic design, hip hop, hiphop, infographics, Rap
Start Date: 
22 Aug 2015
Hours: 
11:00AM-2:00PM
Cost: 
Free
Venue: 
McCarren Playhouse, 776 Lorimer St, Brooklyn
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FREE WORKSHOP FOR TEENS

Ever wonder who the best rapper ever is? Who used the phrase 'On Fleek' first? Who 
rap's favorite basketball player is? Which sneaker is more hip-hop: Adidas or Nike?

The Rap Research Lab is a studio for teens to explore art, data visualization graphic 
design and the stats behind Beats, Rhymes & Life in a creative environment.

No previous art or technology experience needed!

SIGN-UP HERE!

LOCATION
McCarren Playhouse

Computer Resource Center

776 Lorimer St
Williamsburg
, Brooklyn, NY

Between Bayard & Driggs

Transportation: L - Metropolitan / G - Nassau

This workshop is an introduction to the FREE Rap Research Lab after-school program that begins September 17th at EYEBEAM.

 

X-Lab

As part of X-Lab, Eyebeam Resident Tahir Hemphill has organized a Rap Research Group. The group - made up of enthusiasts, historians, creative technologists, cultural critics, linguists, teachers, MC’s and academics - will meet to discuss.

The Research Group will meet every other Wednesday at 7PM beginning December 1. The schedule is as follows:

 


View Hip-Hop Tourette’s in a larger map

Hip-Hop Tourette’s is a learned neuropsychiatric disorder with onset in adulthood, characterized by multiple physical and vocal tics. After significant years spent listening to Rap music these tics often times include coprolalia involving rap lyric references in response to conversation and changes in environment. Hip-Hop Tourette’s re-contexualizes New York City with Rap lyrics.

 
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Lil Wayne - I'm Me

The Hip-Hop Word Count (HHWC) is a searchable ethnographic database built from the lyrics of over 40,000 Hip-Hop songs from 1979 to present day. The database is the heart of an online analysis tool that generates textual and quantified reports on searched phrases, syntax, memes and socio-political ideas.

Project Created: 
March 2010
 
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