Hip Hop and R&B
Master the music industry as an artist and a professional.
The first program of its kind in the United States, our Bachelor of Science in Hip Hop and R&B degree is designed to immerse you in the worlds of modern hip-hop, R&B, and EDM from your very first semester.
With our state-of-the-art facilities and Grammy®-winning faculty, you’ll learn exactly how each component of the music industry works, as well as how to create a radio-ready track.
Undergraduate Degree Programs
Bachelor of Science in Hip Hop and R&B
Our industry-recognized faculty of musicians, music producers and managers, venue owners, entertainment attorneys, and chart-topping songwriters will draw upon their real-world experiences to help you master industry concepts such as:
- Production, technology, and recording
- Marketing, publishing, and distribution
- Legal issues and management
A Closer Look
Students have access to equipment from day one
Students gain immediate access to Loyola's state-of-the-art studios and equipment
Here we constantly strive to provide state-of-the-art facilities and technology for our students to pursue their creativity.
Award Winning Faculty & Artists
Learn how to cultivate professionalism in a unique learning environment with active members of the business
Hone your Craft
An avenue for young aspiring producers, rap artists, singers, and musicians to capture that magic and hone their skills
At a Glance
Credit hours in music business courses, music production courses, live performance courses and Loyola core
Learn from active members of the business
Lovell "U-P" Cooper
With over eighteen years producing and engineering in the music industry, Lovell Cooper holds a wealth of knowledge and experience in hip-hop and urban music production.
Kate Duncan offers a wealth of musical experience to her courses and ensembles. A musical educator and performer, she has spent the last ten years working in nearly every genre - opera, jazz, funk, pop, and even country.