During his career in journalism and communications, Marc Hopkins has written about a range of topics including music, education, healthcare, and corporate bankruptcy & restructuring. His work has appeared in "Jazz Times," "The Wall Street Journal," "The Atlantic" and "Black Enterprise." He lives outside Washington, DC.
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Part 5: Pop, Rock ’n’ Roll and Rock | Feb 01
The beginning of pop music — a genre that would lead to the creation of rock ’n’ roll and rock — started on an obscure block in New York City. In the late 1800s, a cluster of residential and commercial spaces alongRead More
Part 6: Rap and Hip-Hop | May 03
The terms rap and hip-hop are often used interchangeably to refer to the music alone, but hip-hop encompasses a larger cultural aesthetic that includes DJing, MCing, break-dancing and graffiti art as well. The difference between these terms is bestRead More