Walker Seminar: Hip Hop Entrepreneurship

For today’s hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs, it’s 90% business know-how and 10% talent. Key elements of the hip-hop culture influenced music, dance, fashion, language, as well as self-worth and personal identity. Consider how the hip-hop culture was started by poor, young Black and Brown people of color in New York City from the boroughs of Brooklyn, South Bronx, and Queens. It grew and became a cultural and economic phenomenon worldwide. As touted by author Steve Stoute, “hip-hop created a culture that rewrote the rules of the new economy.” 

 

In a world divided by race, ethnicity, gender, and social standing, the hip-hop culture provided a creative space without divisions—a place that allows originality to flourish and entrepreneurism to provide opportunities for people of lesser chance. Hip-hop as a culture is about changing mindsets and expanding possibilities from the streets of hard knock to the board room of multi-billion-dollar empires.

 

Two-day seminar. Attendance Friday evening and Saturday required.

 

Faculty:  Dr. Rosalind (Roz) Norman  

Undergraduate On-Ground Seminar: MNGT 3100 03

Graduate On-Ground Seminar: MNGT 5500 03

 

 

Advanced Registration Required:

www.webster.edu/academics/registration

 

East Academic Building
545 Garden Ave. 63119

Saturday, February 9 at 8:30am to 5:00pm


East Academic Building
545 Garden Ave. 63119

Event Type

Academic, Walker Seminars

Departments

Departments, Walker School of Business & Technology, Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement

Tags

wupromo

Website

http://www.webster.edu/seminars

Cost

Standard Tuition Rates Apply

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