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Hip Hop Reader

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ISBN-10: 0321385128

ISBN-13: 9780321385123

Edition: 2008

Authors: Tim Strode, Tim Wood

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Composition and hip hop may seem unrelated, but the connection isn't hard to make: Hip hop and rap rely on a complex of narrative practices that have clear ties to some of the best American essay writing. "A Hip Hop Reader "brings together work by important writers about this cultural phenomenon and provides lively selections that represent a variety of styles and interests. This unique reader provides an insight into the history, culture, music and lyrics of one of today's most important cultural forms, always looking at these through the lens of composition. Origins of Hip Hop, Hip Hop and Race, Hip Hop and Gender. General interest; Music
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List price: $30.40
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Back in the Day: Origins and Definitions of Hip Hop
"The Roots and Stylistic Foundations of the Rap Music Tradition"
"A Style Nobody Can Deal With: Politics, Style, and the Postindustrial City in Hip Hop"?
"Puerto Rican and Proud, Boyee!: Rap Roots and Amnesia"
"Rap Music, Despite Adult Fire, Broadens its Teen-age Base"
"Illmatic: A Journey into Nas's State of Mind"
Keepin' It Real: Commodification and Hip Hop Mark Anthony Neal, "Sold Out on Soul: The Corporate Annexation of Black Popular Music"
"Feuding for Profit: Rap's War of Words"
"From Minstrelsy to Gangsta Rap: the lsquo;Nigger' as Commodity for Popular American Entertainment"
"Meet the New Boss"
Crossing the Color Line: Hip Hop and the Problem of Race
"Guarding the Borders of the Hip-Hop Nation"
"Blackophilia and Blackophobia: White Youth, the Consumption of Rap Music, and White Supremacy"
"Elvis, Wiggers, and Crossing Over to Nonewhiteness"
Ap's Embrace of lsquo;Nigger' Fires Bitter Debate" Toure
"The Hip Hop Nation: Whose Is It? In the End, Black Men Must Lead"
Your Momma's a Mack Daddy: Gender Construction in Hip Hop
"Hip-Hop Women Shredding the Veil: Race and Class in Popular Feminist Identity"
"Beyond Racism and Misogyny: Black Feminism and 2 Live Crew"
"When Black Feminism Faces the Music and the Music Is Rap"Michele Wallace
"The Venus Hip Hop and the Pink Ghetto: Negotiating Spaces for Women"
"When the Queen Speaks, People Listen"
"The Coolness of Being Real"
Gangsta Politics: Gangsta Rap and the Political Implications of Hip Hop
"Gangsta Rap, the War on Drugs, and the Location of African-American Identity in Los Angeles 198-92"
"Gangsta Rap and American Culture"
"Should Ice Cube's Voice Be Chilled?"
"A Small Introduction to the lsquo;G' Funk Era: Gangsta Rap and Black Masculinity in Contemporary Los Angeles"
"Gangsta Culture"
Mapping Rap: Hip Hop Geographies and the Globalization of the Local
"'Represent': Race, Space and Place in Rap Music"
"Rap Music" Lee Watkins,"
'Simunye: We are not One': Ethnicity, Difference and the Hip-Hoppers of Cape Town"?
"Reaching Torward Hip-Hop's Homeland"
"Ghost's World"
"Gangsta Gumbo"
"Hip Hop Stole My Black Boy"