Hip-Hop/Rap Music Appreciation


This course explores the development of Hip-Hop and Rap music from an inner-city expression of music into a worldwide social and cultural movement. Rap, considered popular music at the beginning of the 21st century, has a huge influence on mainstream culture. Students will have a unique opportunity to develop and/or enhance their knowledge and comprehension of this popular and influential genre.


Instructor: Francis Roberts, francis.roberts@duke.edu

Curriculum Codes
  • ALP
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring