In the 1990s, Rapper 2Pac was the face of the West Coast hiphop scene. However, he originally comes from New York. Linguist Steven Gilbers is researching 2Pac’s changing accent. He is examining how 2Pac's accent reflects his new identity and how accent changes can be linked to biographical data. An accent turns out to be something that you can control, but never copy exactly.
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NWO research grant for Prof. Marcel Broersma, dr. Joëlle Swart and dr. Anna van Cauwenberge (Centre for Media and Journalism Studies) to study how citizens develop competences for and understanding of digital technologies and which factors promote...