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Thug life : race, gender, and the meaning of hip-hop

Author: Michael P Jeffries
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Hip-hop has come a long way from its origins in the Bronx in the 1970s, when rapping and DJing were just part of a lively, decidedly local scene that also venerated break-dancing and graffiti. This  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Verzeichnis
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Jeffries
ISBN: 9780226395845 0226395847 9780226395852 0226395855
OCLC Number: 723404873
Description: x, 263 Seiten ; 23 cm
Contents: State of the hip-hop union --
The meaning of hip-hop --
From a cool complex to complex cool --
Thug life and social death --
The bridge : summary of chapters two and three --
Hip-hop authenticity in black and white --
Parental advisory : explicit lyrics --
The last verse --
Obama as hip-hop icon.
Responsibility: by Michael P. Jeffries.
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"Thug Life is a finely developed and sophisticated analysis of the complex terrain that is hip-hop. Jeffries' interdisciplinary scope is impressive; in addition to cultural criticism, elements of Read more...

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