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Hip hop Africa : new African music in a globalizing world

Author: Eric S Charry
Publisher: Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, 2012.
Series: African expressive cultures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores urban music and youth culture in Africa


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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric S Charry
OCLC Number: 871969464
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 févr. 2014).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (x, 390 p.)
Contents: Preface African Rap: A Capsule History Eric Charry Part I. Rap Stories (Ghana and South Africa) 1. The Birth of Ghanaian Hiplife: Urban Style, Black Thought, Proverbial Speech Jesse Weaver Shipley 2. A Genre Coming of Age: Transformation in the Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture of South Africa Lee Watkins Part II. Griots and Messengers (Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire, and Malawi) 3. The Rapper as Modern Griot: Reclaiming Ancient Traditions Patricia Tang 4. Promises of the Chameleon: Reggae Artist Tiken Jah Fakoly's Intertextual Contestation of Power in Cote d'Ivoire Daniel Reed 5. Style, Message, and Meaning in Malawian Youth Rap and Ragga Performance John Fenn Part III. Identity and Hybridity (Mali and Nigeria) 6. Mapping Cosmopolitan Identities: Rap Music and Male Youth Culture in Mali Dorothea E. Schulz 7. Nigerian Hip Hop: Exploring a Black World Hybrid Stephanie Shonekan Part IV. East Coast (Kenya and Tanzania) 8. The Local and Global in Kenyan Rap and Hip Hop Culture Jean Ngoya Kidula 9. Infinite Flavors: Imitation and Innovation in the Music, Dress, and Camps of Tanzanian Youth Alex Perullo Part V. Popular Music Panoramas (Ghana and Malawi) 10. Contemporary Ghanaian Popular Music Since the 1980s John Collins 11. Popular Music and Young Male Audiences in Contemporary Malawi Jochen Seebode Part VI. Drumming (Mali) 12. Urban Drumming: Traditional Celebration Music in a West African City (Bamako) Rainer Polak Music for an African 21st-Century Eric Charry Bibliography Discography Videography Webography List of Contributors Index
Series Title: African expressive cultures.
Responsibility: edited by Eric Charry.


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