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The hip-hop architect on how music and the environment can influence one another

By looking at how architecture changes the community, Michael Ford want us to consider how community can shape architecture From its early roots in the Bronx to its current status as a worldwide cultural movement, hip-hop has never lost its street-level sensibility. When writing songs, rappers and lyricists trade in the currency of credibility, constantly dropping the names of street corners, city neighborhoods, even specific buildings and housing projects to connect listeners with the urban environment.
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