What is Urban?

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What is Urban?

What is Urban?

dictionary.com says...1. of, relating to, or designating a city or town.2. living in a city.http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/urban?s=t

DJing

urbandictionary.com says...1. relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area, The term is exploited by corporations such as MTV to refer to black music/culture, without mentioning race, anything urban = $$$$.http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=urban&defid=1309933

Street Art

"Its definition and uses are changing: originally a tool to mark territorial boundaries of urban youth, today it is even seen in some cases as a means of urban beautification and regeneration."

Break Dancing

"In order to understand hip-hop, it is necessary to look at it as the product of a set of historical, political, and economic circumstances and to study the role it has served as voice for those subjugated by systematic political and economic oppression." (Blanchard)https://web.stanford.edu/class/e297c/poverty_prejudice/mediarace/socialsignificance.htm

"They were now artists and musicians of their own, manipulating songs to create new."http://iml.jou.ufl.edu/projects/fall09/bein_k/history.html


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