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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Rabaka, Reiland, 1972-
Hip hop's inheritance.
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (xvii, 248 p.)|
|Contents:||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 woman'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.
Rabaka (Univ. of Colorado, Boulder) offers a sweeping historical assessment of cultural ideologies connecting hip-hop to artistic innovations of the Harlem Renaissance and Black Arts movements. He