The Music Industry
After reading the articles, “Why Hasn’t the Hip-Hop Boom Pushed More Black Executives to the Top? AND “Top music executives address challenges Black and Brown artists face in the business”, create a thread and respond to the following prompt. In 75- 150 words explain on what are some reasons ( suggested by the readings) why Black and Brown executives are under-represented in the music industry? How does thinking about representation help us to better understand our sociological imagination question, what is happening behind the scenes in the structure of hip hop? Choose 2 concepts that we have discussed in class so far that relate to the readings for this week. Be sure to explain how and why they relate.