The New Orleans Hiphop Sound: Block Parties, Brass Bands, and Second-lines

New Orleans hiphop and bounce are diverse musical genres directly and mutually influenced by sustained interaction with a myriad of other New Orleans artistic forms, including brass bands, Mardi Gras Indian music and chants, street parades/block parties, and second-line music and culture, among others. In this unit, we provide conclusions to this course while studying examples of the fluid interaction between these disparate forms of community celebration and art.