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Can Hip Hop Save the World?

I chat with Manny Faces, an award winning journalist, public-speaker, DJ and podcaster with a passion for Hip Hop. We chat about how Hip Hop influences so much, including technology.
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Show Notes

I’ll be the first to admit my music taste doesn’t usually extend to Hip Hop, beyond some very cheesy 90s Christian tracks. Still, when Manny reached out via the fantastic SquadPod community, I knew we had to chat about how technology and Hip Hop go hand in hand, and how Hip Hop has influenced so much and can have such a positive impact on the world.

It’s very clear from chatting with Manny that Hip Hop’s roots are in innovation and doing new things with existing content and technology that were never meant to be used in the way they were and still are.

Do you have stories of how music, especially Hip Hop, has influenced your life, we’d love to hear from you, so send a note over to [email protected], leave a comment on the post, or start a discussion in Goodpods.

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  1. 00:00:04: Introductions
  2. 00:05:38: The Basic Hip Hop Tech
  3. 00:15:05: The Influence Of HIp Hop
  4. 00:27:32: Debunking The Negatives
  5. 00:36:25: Getting Into HIp Hop In 2022
  6. 00:49:09: Wrapping Up


Intro and outro theme: Ace of Clubs by RoccoW

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