6 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Rap musicians"
Sorted by Title
DJ KJ and MC Kooley performing for a class

DJ KJ and MC Kooley performing for a class

Date
1987-03-05
Description
Fifteen color slides. DJ KJ grew up in Queens, while KC grew up in Baltimore. At the time of the images, they had been rapping together for about a year. Images of free-style rapping; hip hop dancing; scratching (scratching a needle on a phonographic record to make a rhythmic sound); and rehearsed rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Interview with rap group Kan-Dee-Krew

Interview with rap group Kan-Dee-Krew

Date
1986-09-06
Description
Two audio recordings. Interview with the rap group Kan-Dee-Krew, which rapped about drug abuse. It consisted of six members: Duane and Rodney Rumph, Coffie, Harden, Plummer, and Thomas. They discuss rapping; writing rap songs; practicing; fitting the beat with the rhyme; rapping topics; naming the group; performance nicknames; gangs; and drug use prevention. They also perform four rap songs. Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Kan-Dee-Krew performing at a medical center

Kan-Dee-Krew performing at a medical center

Date
1986-10-11
Description
Eleven color slides. The rap group Kan-Dee-Krew rapped about drug abuse. It consisted of six members, all high school students: Duane and Rodney Rumph, Coffie, Harden, Plummer, and Thomas. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Kan-Dee-Krew performing for students

Kan-Dee-Krew performing for students

Date
1988-01-12
Description
Three color slides. The rap group Kan-Dee-Krew rapped about drug abuse. It consisted of six members, all high school students: Duane and Rodney Rumph, Coffie, Harden, Plummer, and Thomas. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Rap group Kan-Dee-Krew

Rap group Kan-Dee-Krew

Date
1986-09-05
Description
Six color slides. Practice session by the rap group Kan-Dee-Krew, which rapped about drug abuse. It consisted of six members: Duane and Rodney Rumph, Coffie, Harden, Plummer, and Thomas. Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Rap group Kan-Dee-Krew at Pahokee Elementary School

Rap group Kan-Dee-Krew at Pahokee Elementary School

Date
1987-02-19
Description
Two audio recordings. Presentation by the rap group Kan-Dee-Krew, which rapped about drug abuse. It consisted of six members: Duane and Rodney Rumph, Coffie, Harden, Plummer, and Thomas. They performed several rap songs and answer student questions about rapping, songwriting, performing, and drug abuse. Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
DJ KJ and MC Kooley performing for a classDJ KJ and MC Kooley performing for a classStill ImageRap musicians
Singers
Fieldwork
African Americans
Rapping
Classrooms
Elementary schools
Teaching of folklore
Education
Demonstrations
Schools
Hip hop music
Music performance
Singing
Performing arts
Oral performance
Children
Students
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
a_s1685_05_tape12Interview with rap group Kan-Dee-KrewSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Life histories
Oral histories
African Americans
Music performance
Performing arts
Rap songs
Repartee
Rapping
Hip hop songs
Hip hop music
Rap music
Speech play
Composers
Singers
Composer
Rap musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Kan-Dee-Krew performing at a medical centerKan-Dee-Krew performing at a medical centerStill ImageFieldwork
Rapping
African Americans
Teenagers
Performing arts
Performances
Performers
Music performance
Oral performance
Hip hop music
Singers
Rap musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Kan-Dee-Krew performing for studentsKan-Dee-Krew performing for studentsStill ImageSingers
Fieldwork
Classrooms
Education
Teaching of folklore
Elementary schools
Schools
Students
Children
Hip hop music
Demonstrations
African Americans
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
A capella singers
A capella singing
Rapping
Rap musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Rap group Kan-Dee-KrewRap group Kan-Dee-KrewStill ImageSingers
Composer
Fieldwork
Teenage boys
Teenagers
Practices
Students
African Americans
Music performance
Performing arts
Rap songs
Repartee
Rapping
Hip hop songs
Hip hop music
Rap music
Speech play
Composers
Rap musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
a_s1685_05_tape13Rap group Kan-Dee-Krew at Pahokee Elementary SchoolSoundSingers
Composer
Fieldwork
Teaching of folklore
Sound recordings
Elementary schools
Students
African Americans
Music performance
Performing arts
Rap songs
Repartee
Rapping
Hip hop songs
Hip hop music
Rap music
Speech play
Composers
Education
Teenagers
Rap musicians
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg