THE HIP-HOP FELLOW (director)
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The Hip-Hop Fellow is a 78 minute documentary which follows Grammy Award winning producer 9th
Wonder's tenure at Harvard University as he teaches 'The Standards of Hip-Hop' course, conducts
research for his thesis and explores hip-hop's history, culture and role in academia. The film centers
on the emerging significance of incorporating hip-hop studies into the academy and spotlights the
scholars and musicians at the forefront of preserving 40 years of hip-hop culture.
Interviewees include Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Kendrick Lamar, Young Guru, Dr. Mark Anthony Neal,
Phonte, Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Ab-Soul, Rapper Big Pooh & DJ Premier.