A New Illinois Hip-Hop Anthem | Teachers' Lounge Podcast
On a new Teachers’ Lounge: University of Illinois music professor and music producer, Lamont Holden, AKA TheLetterLBeats.
Lamont talks about how teaching has influenced his creative process, helping students understand the business of music, writing a hip-hop fight song for U of I -- the first of its kind at any Big 10 school -- and what it means for the Urbana Champaign community and so much more.
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Professor Lamont Holden
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Stories in this episode:
What's going on with the Illinois school mask mandate?
Music: Our show's theme music is from the northern Illinois-based band "Kindoves" and their songs "Popn," "Origins" and "Quiche." You can find more of their music on their Soundcloud page. You can also listen to the episode of WNIJ's own Sessions from Studio A where they were featured.
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