RTÉ to film Hip Hop premiere on UCC Campus

RTÉ to film Hip Hop premiere on UCC Campus World Premiere of UBUNTU: Local is Global Live Hip Hop Performances Featured on upcoming RTÉ ‘Change Makers’ Series Features Young People from Cork Migrant Centre and The Kabin Studio Free, Outdoors, and Open to the Public 19...

We’re hiring!

We’re looking for talented computer scientists! Here’s the formal job ad:   University College Cork invites applications for two Research Support Officers in the areas of Data Science, Web Engineering, and User Experience Design to co-lead the...

How do rap lyrics address the internet? (Digital Flows)

Hip-hop artists get a bad rap for writing about the same old things. Often, criticism is levelled at lyrics associated with materialism, consumerism, misogyny, drugs, and violence. Although these themes – and the racial, gendered, and class-based judgements involved...

Lo-fi hip-hop during COVID-19

There’s a two-part blog post now up at our associated project Digital Flows, looking at online hip-hop. In these posts Steve uses a comment scraping method to analyse how lo-fi commentary has changed – and how it hasn’t – during the quarantine/lockdown...

Ya boy! RTÉ News Segment

Here’s an early report on the CIPHER project conducted by Ireland’s public broadcast service RTÉ News. Griff and Cork artist Spekulativ Fiktion briefly describe how CIPHER got off the ground and plans for the...