IUP Forum for Building Social Understanding-An Exploration of the Hip Hop of Jasiri X with Kyesha Jennings


Zoom. Please contact Peggy Kane at pkane@iup.edu for meeting and participant ID numbers. Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement

Kyesha Jennings is an instructor at North Carolina State University, IUP doctoral candidate, and hip hop scholar who has been an invited speaker at major universities and conferences, and published in the inaugural issue of Global Hip Hop Studies Journal.  

Jasiri X is a Pittsburgh artist whose work addresses critical issues in music and video. Recommended music videos from Jasiri X are “Checkpoint,” “The Whitest House,” “Three Little Girls,” and “Song for Trayvon,” which can be found on YouTube.