Video Jogja hip-hop reaches birthplace of hip-hop

TLF ID M012760

This is an article about the impact and influence of hip-hop music on the youth of Yogyakarta in Java, Indonesia. The author highlights the strengths of a globalised hip-hop culture to nurture young Indonesian artists who incorporate Javanese colloquial language into their lyrics. There is also a video clip of performance highlights from the 2011 Jogja Hip Hop Foundation's Asia Society performance, and a section for users to comment on the article.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a resource of value for the Responding strand of the Music curriculum in lower secondary schooling. The content descriptions focus on students responding to music and musicians and considering the broader contexts of their works, and their contribution to the development of contemporary music. The resource gives students the opportunity to examine the performance closely and to read the reviewer's comments about how the artists adapt the ideas and styles of hip-hop to their regional context.
  • The resource contributes to students engaging with the cross-curriculum priority of Asia and Australia's relationship with Asia, particularly the fourth organising idea of the arts and literature of Asia influence aesthetic and creative pursuits within Australia, the region and globally. The performance clip showcases contemporary music within the context of the youth culture of Indonesia, as a response to the global impact of hip-hop.
Year level

7; 8

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  • Name: Education Services Australia
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  • Name: Asia Society
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  • Publisher
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
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Learning Resource Type
  • Video
  • Text
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