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|Named Person:||Nas, (Musician).; Nas, (Musician); Nas (Musiker)|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Eric Dyson; Sohail Daulatzai
|Description:||xi, 308 pages ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||It was signified : "the genesis" / by Adilfu Nama --
A rebel to America : "N.Y. state of mind" after the towers fell / by Sohail Daulatzai --
Time is illmatic : a song for my father, a letter to my son / by Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr. --
"It's yours" : hip-hop worldviews in the lyrics of Nas / by James Braxton Peterson --
Critical pedagogy comes at halftime : Nas as black public intellectual / by Marc Lamont Hill --
"Memory lane" : on jazz, hip-hop, and fathers / by Mark Anthony Neal --
"One love," two brothers, thre verses / by Michael Eric Dyson --
"One time 4 your mind" : embedding Nas and hip-hop into a gendered state of mind / by Kyra D. Gaunt --
"Represent," Queensbridge, and the art of living / by Eddie S. Glaude Jr. --
"It ain't hard to tell" : a story of lyrical transcendence / by Imani Perry.
|Responsibility:||edited by Michael Eric Dyson and Sohail Daulatzai.|
Booklist "A vital book for readers eager to understand the history of the genre."
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