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Hip Hop's Inheritance From the Harlem Renaissance to the Hip Hop Feminist Movement

ISBN-10: 0739164813

ISBN-13: 9780739164815

Edition: 2011

Authors: Reiland Rabaka

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Hip Hop's Inheritance arguably offers the first book-length treatment of what hip hop culture has, literally, inherited from the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Arts movement, the Feminist Art movement, and 1980s and 1990s postmodern aesthetics. By comparing and contrasting the major motifs of the aforementioned cultural aesthetic traditions with those of hip hop culture, all the while critically exploring the origins and evolution of black popular culture from antebellum America through to Obama's America, Hip Hop's Inheritance demonstrates that the Hip Hop generation is not the first generation of young black folk preoccupied with spirituality and sexuality, race and religion, entertainment and athletics, or ghetto culture and bourgeois culture.
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/31/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 302
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgments: Of the Black Souls Who Sang Neo-Sorrow Songs at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century
�It's Bigger Than Hip Hop!�: Toward a Critical Theory of Hip Hop Culture and Contemporary Society
�Civil Rights by Copyright� (Da ReMix!): From the Harlem Renaissance to the Hip Hop Generation
�Say It Loud!-I'm Black and I'm Proud!�: From the Black Arts Movement and Blaxploitation Films to the Conscious and Commercial Rap of the Hip Hop Generation
�The Personal Is Political!� (Da Hip Hop Feminist ReMix): From the Black Women's Liberation and Feminist Art Movements to the Hip Hop Feminist Movement
Is Hip Hop Dead? or, At the Very Least, Dying?: On the Pitfalls of Postmodernism, the Riddles of Contemporary Rap Music, and the Continuing Conundrums of Hip Hop Culture
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