Kim Dankoor (NL)
Kim Dankoor is a Hip Hop scholar, media expert and interviewer. She frequently appears on several Dutch and American (national) television and radio shows to share her views on recent events in Hip Hop culture and pop culture. She also regularly ‘switches roles’ from interviewee to interviewer to talk to artists, industry professionals, politicians, and scholars about a wide range of topics regarding music, politics and society. She is currently working on her PhD on the socio-psychological impact of commercial rap music and the cultural gatekeeper’s role of strip club dancers in the Southern commercial rap world. Furthermore, she supervises bachelor and master students and guest lectures at American and Dutch universities. Due to visa guidelines you can take Kim out of Atlanta every now and then, but you cannot take Atlanta out of Kim.