Local scouting leader Amy Garbrick was elected as the first female president of the governing board for the Boy Scouts of America Mountaineer Area Council, based in north central West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
In the U.S., rap and hip-hop are usually associated with big cities like New York, L.A., and Atlanta. But hip-hop artists exist all over, including in rural areas. Our Inside Appalachia Folkways reporter Nicole Musgrave spoke with a group of hip-hop artists in the coalfields of Wise County, Virginia who are bringing more public attention to the music they’re making, while supporting other up and coming artists.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia’s small but active hip-hop community is striving to normalize hip-hop as an art form. The YWCA in Wheeling recently held an event called Hip…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
In addition to musical artists, a recent Wheeling event — Hip Hop: A Black Tie Affair — featured visual artists such as photographer Rebecca Kiger. Kiger…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
"I've realized there is no recipe for rap."From West Virginia Public Broadcasting and A Change of Tune, this is 30 Days of #WVmusic, the interview series…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
This story is featured on an upcoming episode of Inside Appalachia focused on hip-hop culture throughout the region. To listen to this episode and others,…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
This story is featured on an episode of Inside Appalachia, focused on hip-hop culture throughout the region. To listen to this episode and others,…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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