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Tricia Rose (born 1962) is an internationally respected author and scholar of black U.S culture. Through a sociological framework Rose has examined, taught, and written about the intersectionality of pop music, social issues, gender and sexuality. 
Her award winning book Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America, is regarded as the first piece of published work to frame hip hops's legacy in such a way that granted it legitimacy among scholars; ultimately shaping the field of hip hop academic study.
Rose received her B.A in Sociology from Yale University and her Ph.D. in American Studies from Brown University. She is currently working as a Professor of Africana Studies and holds the position of Director of the Center for Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University.
- Official website of Tricia Rose
- Official website for the Department of Africana Studies, Brown University
- Official website for the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity In America, Brown University
- Hip Hop Futures - Talk at Cornell University about the current and future state of hip hop culture
- State of the Black Union 2009: Speaks about issues about the economy, hip-hop, and urban culture Part 1, Part 2
- Speaks about hip hop imagery, women and exploitation in an interview
- Creating Conversations on Justice, Tricia Rose at TEDxBrownUniversity