NECN: Hip-Hop Diplomacy in Vietnam

May 31, 2016
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Prince Charles Alexander, professor of music production and engineering, appeared on NECN’s The Take with Sue O’Connell to comment on an unforgettable and symbolic moment from President Obama’s recent visit to North Vietnam: the sight of a U.S. President bonding with—and beatboxing for—Vietnam’s “Queen of Hip-Hop.” In the clip, Alexander talks about hip-hop as a universal language, the culture's ever-expanding popularity around the world, and how its influence is reflected at Berklee.

Watch the full segment.