Nuthin' but a ""G"" Thang : The Culture and Commerce of Gangsta Rap. (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Nuthin' but a ""G"" Thang : The Culture and Commerce of Gangsta Rap.

Author: Eithne Quinn
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2010.
Series: Popular cultures, everyday lives.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Focusing on the artists Ice Cube, Dr Dre, the Geto Boys, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac Shakur, Quinn explores the origins, development, and immense popularity of gangsta rap. Including detailed readings in urban geography, neoconservative politics, subcultural formations, black cultural debates, and music industry conditions, this book explains how and why this music genre emerged.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eithne Quinn
ISBN: 9786613629272 6613629278 0231518102 9780231518109
OCLC Number: 1162040863
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
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Description: 1 online resource (269 p.).
Contents: Acknowledgments; Further Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1: A Gangsta Parable; CHAPTER 2: Gangsta's Rap: BLACK CULTURAL STUDIES AND THE POLITICSOF REPRESENTATION; CHAPTER 3: Alwayz Into Somethin': GANGSTA'S EMERGENCE IN 1980s LOS ANGELES; CHAPTER 4: Straight Outta Compton: GHETTO DISCOURSES AND THE GEOGRAPHIES OF GANGSTA; CHAPTER 5: The Nigga Ya Love to Hate: BADMAN LORE AND GANGSTA RAP; CHAPTER 6: Who's the Mack?: RAP PERFORMANCE AND TRICKSTER TALES; CHAPTER 7: It's a Doggy-Dogg World: THE G-FUNK ERA AND THE POST-SOUL FAMILY; CHAPTER 8: Tupac Shakur and the Legacies of Gangsta; Notes
Series Title: Popular cultures, everyday lives.

Abstract:

Focusing on the artists Ice Cube, Dr Dre, the Geto Boys, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac Shakur, Quinn explores the origins, development, and immense popularity of gangsta rap. Including detailed readings in urban geography, neoconservative politics, subcultural formations, black cultural debates, and music industry conditions, this book explains how and why this music genre emerged.

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