Dr. Pancho McFarland

Dr. Pancho McFarland

Pancho McFarland, PhD, is a former b-boy, current hip hop head, professor of sociology at Chicago State University, author, martial artist and father.  His book, Chicano Rap: Gender and Violence in the Postindustrial Barrio, is the first book written about Mexican Americans and hip hop.  His next book, Hip Hop and U.S. Mexicans, will be published in 2013.  He is an activist within the food justice and local food movements.

Rhymes: Sugarhill Gang “Rapper’s Delight,” Kid Frost “La Raza,”  and Thief Sicario “Amerika”

Reasons:

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More info on Pancho:

Chicano Rap: Gender and Violence in the Postindustrial Barrio

The Center for Teaching and Research Excellence

Songs from this Interview:

Kid Frost “La Raza”

Sugarhill Gang “Rapper’s Delight”

Lighter Shade of Brown “On A Sunday Afternoon”

Poncho Sanchez “Guaripumpe”

Goodie Mobb “Cell Therapy”

Makaveli “White Man’z World”

Scarface ft Ice Cube and Devin “Hand of the Dead Body”

Psycho Realm “Stone Garden”

Thief Sicario “Amerika”

Kinto Sol “Ella Se Fue”

Tego Calderon “Cosa Buena”

Akwid “Sin Ti”

Juan Zarate “Tranquilo”

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