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Holly Hobbs.

Holly Hobbs

Corporate Development Specialist

Holly Hobbs earned her PhD from Tulane University in New Orleans in 2015. In 2012, she founded the NOLA Hip-Hop Archive, a digital archive of hip-hop music and oral history housed at the Amistad Research Center.

Hobbs has worked as a music consultant in a number of capacities over the years, including work in documentary film and for various musically-based projects, including the Santuri Project based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Music Rising, the KNOWLA Encyclopedia of Music and Culture, Smithsonian Folkways, Southern Spaces, Louisiana Cultural Vistas, The Smoking Section and more.