Interview with rap group Kan-Dee-Krew

236652
Date
1986-09-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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.
Type
Sound
. They also perform four rap songs

Student folk traditions at Loretto Elementary School

235295
Date
1985-03-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, jokes, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. 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, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-184
Item ID
C86-185
Rap songs

Student folk traditions at Harbor View Elementary School

235296
Date
1985-11-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, cheers, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. 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, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-186
Rap songs

Student folk traditions at Oceanway Elementary School

235297
Date
1985-11-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, cheers, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. 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, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-187
Rap songs

Student folk traditions at Northside Elementary School

235298
Date
1985-01-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, cheers, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. 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, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-188
Rap songs

Student folk traditions at Mami Agnes Jones Elementary School

235299
Date
1985-01-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, cheers, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. 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, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-189
Rap songs

DJ KJ and MC Kooley performing on WPOM radio station

236851
Date
1986-10-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. (The depositor's form specifies that no reproductions can be made of the rap songs.) DJ KJ grew up in Queens, while KC grew up in Baltimore. They discuss on a local radio show how to rap; the evolution of the art; song writing; beat box; uses of rap; campaign against drugs; educational uses of; and various rap styles. 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.
Type
Sound
Rap songs

Rap group Kan-Dee-Krew at Pahokee Elementary School

236653
Date
1987-02-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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.
Type
Sound
. They performed several rap songs

DJ KJ and MC Kooley performing for a class

236850
Date
1987-03-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. (The depositor's form specifies that no reproductions can be made of the rap songs.) 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. Recording of a presentation to a class at Washington Elementary School, includng 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.
Type
Sound
); and rehearsed rap songs. The Folk

Rap group Kan-Dee-Krew

236654
Date
1986-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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.
Type
Still Image
Rap songs

DJ KJ and MC Kooley performing for a class

236849
Date
1987-03-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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.
Type
Still Image
); and rehearsed rap songs. The Folk

Elementary students performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237539
Date
1988-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-3
Rap song (Forest)

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