skip to content
Droppin' science : critical essays on rap music and hip hop culture Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Droppin' science : critical essays on rap music and hip hop culture

Author: William Eric Perkins
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1996.
Series: Critical perspectives on the past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Rap and hip hop, the music and culture rooted in African American urban life, bloomed in the late 1970s on the streets and in the playgrounds of New York City. This critical collection serves as a historical guide to rap and hip hop from its beginnings to the evolution of its many forms and frequent controversies, including violence and misogyny. These wide-ranging essays discuss white crossover, women in rap,  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Eric Perkins
ISBN: 1566393612 9781566393614 1566393620 9781566393621
OCLC Number: 31937119
Description: ix, 276 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Rap attack: an introduction / William Eric Perkins --
Women writin' rappin' breakin' / Nancy Guevara --
Rap's Latino sabor Mandalit del Barco --
Puerto rocks: New York Ricans stake their claim / Juan Flores --
Kickin' reality, kickin' ballistics: gangsta rap and postindustrial Los Angeles / Robin D.G. Kelley --
Making the strong survive; the contours and contradictions of message rap / Ernest Allen --
Who wants to see ten niggers play basketball? / Armond White --
Hip hop / Robert Farris Thompson --
Dance in hip hop culture / Katrina Hazzard-Donald --
Hidden politics: discursive and institutional policing of rap music / Tricia Rose --
Youth's global village: an epilogue / William Eric Perkins.
Series Title: Critical perspectives on the past.
Responsibility: edited by William Eric Perkins.

Abstract:

Leading authorities write on the complex--and sometimes controversial--history, politics, and culture of rap and hip hop  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"It is the undisputed word, the perfect blend of truth with reality, the flyest and realest reading about the flyest and realest art. These essays are informational, readable, and necessary to Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/31937119> # Droppin' science : critical essays on rap music and hip hop culture
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "31937119" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Place/philadelphia> ; # Philadelphia
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/pau> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Topic/rap> ; # Rap
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1089951> ; # Rap (Music)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Topic/rap_music_history_and_criticism> ; # Rap (Music)--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Topic/hip_hop> ; # Hip-Hop
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1071344> ; # Popular culture
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/ML3531> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008110459> ; # Rap (Music)--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Topic/popular_culture_united_states_history_20th_century> ; # Popular culture--United States--History--20th century
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Topic/culture_populaire_etats_unis_histoire_20e_siecle> ; # Culture populaire--États-Unis--Histoire--20e siècle
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Place/usa> ; # USA.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Topic/hiphop> ; # Hiphop
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008109606> ; # Popular culture--United States--History--20th century
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/782.42164/e20/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Topic/rap_musique_etats_unis_histoire_et_critique> ; # Rap (Musique)--États-Unis--Histoire et critique
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/42170475> ; # William Eric Perkins
   schema:datePublished "1996" ;
   schema:description "Rap and hip hop, the music and culture rooted in African American urban life, bloomed in the late 1970s on the streets and in the playgrounds of New York City. This critical collection serves as a historical guide to rap and hip hop from its beginnings to the evolution of its many forms and frequent controversies, including violence and misogyny. These wide-ranging essays discuss white crossover, women in rap, gangsta rap, message rap, raunch rap, Latino rap, black nationalism, and other elements of rap and hip hop culture like dance and fashion. An extensive bibliography and pictorial profiles by Ernie Pannicolli enhance this collection that brings together the foremost experts on the pop culture explosion of rap and hip hop [Publisher description]."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/889932735> ;
   schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Series/critical_perspectives_on_the_past> ; # Critical perspectives on the past.
   schema:name "Droppin' science : critical essays on rap music and hip hop culture"@en ;
   schema:productID "31937119" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/31937119#PublicationEvent/philadelphia_temple_university_press_1996> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Agent/temple_university_press> ; # Temple University Press
   schema:url <http://www.gbv.de/dms/hbz/toc/ht012876999.pdf> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781566393614> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781566393621> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/31937119> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Agent/temple_university_press> # Temple University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Temple University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Series/critical_perspectives_on_the_past> # Critical perspectives on the past.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/31937119> ; # Droppin' science : critical essays on rap music and hip hop culture
   schema:name "Critical perspectives on the past." ;
   schema:name "Critical perspectives on the past" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Topic/culture_populaire_etats_unis_histoire_20e_siecle> # Culture populaire--États-Unis--Histoire--20e siècle
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Culture populaire--États-Unis--Histoire--20e siècle"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Topic/popular_culture_united_states_history_20th_century> # Popular culture--United States--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Popular culture--United States--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Topic/rap_music_history_and_criticism> # Rap (Music)--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Rap (Music)--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/889932735#Topic/rap_musique_etats_unis_histoire_et_critique> # Rap (Musique)--États-Unis--Histoire et critique
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Rap (Musique)--États-Unis--Histoire et critique"@fr ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008109606> # Popular culture--United States--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Popular culture--United States--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008110459> # Rap (Music)--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Rap (Music)--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1071344> # Popular culture
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Popular culture"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1089951> # Rap (Music)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Rap (Music)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/42170475> # William Eric Perkins
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Perkins" ;
   schema:givenName "William Eric" ;
   schema:name "William Eric Perkins" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781566393614>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1566393612" ;
   schema:isbn "9781566393614" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781566393621>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1566393620" ;
   schema:isbn "9781566393621" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.