Harvard University Library Going Hip Hop

02-01-2017
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Kendrick Lamar

(Radio.com) Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly will be honored alongside The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Nas' Illmatic and A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory in the Harvard University library archives.

Rapper, producer and lecturer 9th Wonder led the curation of Harvard's These Are the Breaks project, which aims to bring hip-hop into the literary canon.

"In 2012, I was chosen to be a Harvard University Fellow at The Dubois Institute under the direction of @henrylouisgates and Dr. Marcy Morgan," 9th Wonder wrote in a since-deleted Instagram post. 'I chose the research project 'These Are The Breaks''.a collection of albums that are the standard of the culture'..200 in all in no particular order." Read more here.

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