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Hip-hop revolution : the culture and politics of rap

Author: Jeffrey Ogbonna Green Ogbar
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2007.
Series: Culture America.
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In this groundbreaking book, Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar celebrates hip-hop and confronts the cult of authenticity that defines its essential character-that dictates how performers walk, talk, and express themselves artistically and also influences the consumer market. Hip-Hop Revolution is a balanced cultural history that looks past negative stereotypes of hip-hop as a monolith of hedonistic, unthinking noise to reveal its  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ogbar, Jeffrey Ogbonna Green.
Hip-hop revolution.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c2007
(OCoLC)734932175
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Ogbonna Green Ogbar
ISBN: 9780700615476 0700615474 9780700616510 0700616519
OCLC Number: 153580063
Description: ix, 236 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The minstrel reprise : hip-hop and the evolution of the Black image in American popular culture --
"Real niggas" : race, ethnicity and the construction of authenticity in hip-hop --
Between God and earth : feminism, machismo, and gender in hip-hop music --
Rebels with a cause : gangstas, militants, media, and the contest for hip-hop --
Locked up : police, the prison industrial complex, Black youth, and social control.
Series Title: Culture America.
Responsibility: Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar.
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In this groundbreaking book, Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar celebrates hip-hop and confronts the cult of authenticity that defines its essential character-that dictates how performers walk, talk, and express themselves artistically and also influences the consumer market. Hip-Hop Revolution is a balanced cultural history that looks past negative stereotypes of hip-hop as a monolith of hedonistic, unthinking noise to reveal its evolving positive role within American society.

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