I Am Art

Chicago, IL

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I AM… ART is an interactive and engaging experience highlighting the impact of music in our lives. This event will highlight a discussion with successful members of the urban music and media industry’s discussing the idea of “Art Imitating Life, or Life Imitating Art” in Hip Hop. The ideas of violence and materialism as portrayed through music will guide a thought provoking panel discussion featuring International music superstars Lupe Fiasco and Waka Flocka Flame, music industry veteran and marketing executive at ROC Nation Chaka Pilgrim, Journalist/Instructor at Northwestern University Kyra Kyles. This is a conversation you definitely don’t want to miss!


Moderator: 

Chandra Gill, Blackademically Speaking,


Panelist:

 

Lupe Fiasco

 

Waka Flocka Flame

 

Chaka Pilgrim (ROC Nation, Jay-Z, Kanye West)

 

Kyra Kyles(Journalist/ Northwestern University)

 

Garrard McClendon, Assistant Professor, Chicago State University