The "rap map" helps teachers and students to map out the residences of hip-hop/ rappers that have come out of the New York City area. This is not a complete map of all hip-hop artist from NYC, but it is a great start. Maybe you and your students can make a map that represents your city and state's development of hip-hop...
If you want to learn more about the terrain of hip-hop you should take a moment to create a list of hip-hop artist from your area and plot them out on a map of your area. Post and share with us, and we will give you credit. The Rap Map, created by rap lyric explanation website Rap Genius.
Please check out www.upout.com for a full article about the rap map. Also check out www.genius.com and www.pastemagazine.com for other supports in learning more about hip-hop's terrain. Thanks go out to contributing music/musicking educator Cynthia Macias for sharing this info!
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