Keepers Of The Underground: The Hiphop Archive At Harvard (NPR)

NPR: Keepers Of The Underground: The Hiphop Archive At Harvard. “Over a decade ago, students of Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, then a Professor of Linguistics at UCLA, started dropping by her office, imploring her to listen to hip-hop. ‘I taught urban speech communities,’ Professor Morgan says. ‘Students said, “We want to do work on hip-hop.” I said, “That’s performance but it’s not a speech community.” They said, “We’ll be back.”‘”