Mapping Hip-hop‘Ireland has been hip-hop for thousands of years, since the story-tellers of old.’ 

As heard on Morning Ireland

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How did hip-hop get so hip? Music professor at UCC, Griff Rollefson, is on a mission to find out. In association with the European Research Council, Professor Rollefson is building a digital map of hip-hop around the world. He spoke with Morning Ireland to talk about mapping sounds from Shanghai to South Africa. Hip-hop has geographically diverse origins, according to Professor Rollefson, which could …