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Stare in the darkness : the limits of hip-hop and black politics

Author: Lester K Spence
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011.
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Critiquing the true impact of hip-hop culture on politics.


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Spence, Lester K.
Stare in the darkness.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010032606
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lester K Spence
ISBN: 9780816669875 0816669872 9780816669882 0816669880 9780816676859 0816676852
OCLC Number: 929349512
Description: 1 online resource (245 p.) : ill
Contents: Introduction: Follow Me into a Solo1. In This Journey You're the Journalist: Rap Lyrics, Neoliberalism, and the Black Parallel Public2. A Little Knowledge Is Dangerous: Consuming Rap and Political Attitudes3. Follow the Leader: Hip-hop Activism and the Circulation of Black Politics4. Put Here to be Much More than That: The Rise and Fall of Kwame KilpatrickConclusion: Obama and the Future of Hip-hop PoliticsAcknowledgmentsAppendix A. Political Platforms for the Hip-hop Social Action Network (HSAN) and the Black Panther PartyAppendix B. National Hip-hop Convention (NHHPC) Agenda, 2004Appendix C. Top Hip-hop Albums for the Week of Dec. 1, 2006Appendix D: Ownership of Top Market Urban/Urban Adult Contemporary Radio StationsNotesBibliographyDiscographyIndex
Responsibility: Lester K. Spence.


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