Black House

The Birth of Socially Conscious Rap Music with Grandmaster Melle Mel

Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 6:00pm

LA-181 Kurland Lecture Hall

See the Black History Month 2023 Events Calendar

Free refreshments will be provided.

Melle Mel Event Flyer

CSUN and the Center for Interdisciplinary Pursuit of Hip-Hop Elevation and Research (CIPHER) is pleased to present The Birth of Socially Conscious Rap Music, a night with Grandmaster Melle Mel and Hip-Hop Historian, Author, Lecturer Jayquan.

Hosted by CSUN CIPHER Visiting Scholar and Shade 45/Sirius XM “The World Famous Wake Up Show” host Skyy Hook.Skyy Hook

Melle Mel - Wikipedia

Jayquan - The Hip-Hop Museum Bio

Venue Location and Parking

Kurland Lecture Hall is right outside of The Soraya

Parking at The Soraya | Valet, Self-Parking & More


Communication Services

Communication services (sign language interpreters, note takers) are available for this event. Requests for services must be submitted at least five (5) working days in advance. Please contact Jacqueline Edwards, at or 818/677-3317.