Corey is a sophomore at the University of Minnesota pursuing a double major in Global Studies and French Studies with a minor in Political Science. He originally comes from Schaumburg, Illinois. His background with music is mainly classical, but he is very excited to be exploring this new genre of music. He also has classical and hip hop dance training and is very interested in the various forms of movement associated with hip hop music. His focus on this project with be a comparative study of different forms of hip hop across the world.