American Masters

Rapper Warren "Wawa" Snipe on hip-hop in the Deaf community

Clip: 10/19/2021 | 3m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

Warren "Wawa" Snipe, one of the ASL interpreters in "Becoming Helen Keller," raps under a genre he calls "Dip-Hop," or hip-hop through Deaf eyes. With Dip-Hop, Snipe wants to bridge the gap between the Deaf and hearing communities. "Deaf musicians are here. Don't ignore us."

Aired: 10/19/21

Rating: NR

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