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60 Hours Among the Juggalos

by Laremy Legel

<p>"The Gathering" is one of the most intense musical festivals in the world, and film critic Laremy Legel puts you dead center in the middle of all the mayhem. Traveling with a group of fellow first-timers, you&apos;ll get to experience all the

ISBN: 9781492169444

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A Brief History of Rhyme and Bass

Growing up with Hip-Hop

by Shawn Livernoche

<p>During the late seventies a generation of black rockers laid the foundation for what would become a multi-billion dollar Industry: Hip-Hop music. A Brief History Of Rhyme And Bass fills us in on the origin of rap music and how it evolved from

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A Guest in the House of Hip-Hop

How Rap Music Taught a Kid from Kentucky What a White Ally Should Be

by Mickey Hess

<p>Born in rural Kentucky, Mickey Hess grew up listening to the militant rap of Public Enemy while living in a place where the state song still included the word “darkies.” Listening to hip-hop made Hess think about what it meant to be white, ...

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Australian Indigenous Hip Hop

The Politics of Culture, Identity, and Spirituality

by Chiara Minestrelli

<p>This book investigates the discursive and performative strategies employed by Australian Indigenous rappers to make sense of the world and establish a position of authority over their identity and place in society. Focusing on the aesthetics,

ISBN: 9781317217534

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Blowin' Up

Rap Dreams in South Central

by Jooyoung Lee

<p>Dr. Dre. Snoop Dogg. Ice Cube. Some of the biggest stars in hip hop made their careers in Los Angeles. And today there is a new generation of young, mostly black, men busting out rhymes and hoping to one day find themselves “blowin’ ...

ISBN: 9780226348926

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Bonkers: The Story of Dizzee Rascal

by Paul Lester

<p>Dylan Kwabena Mills, better known as Dizzee Rascal, has evolved from cutting-edge pioneer of grime and hip-hop into one of Britain's biggest pop stars. And the East London rapper, songwriter and record producer did it without compromising his

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Break Beats in the Bronx

Rediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

by Joseph C. Ewoodzie

<p>The origin story of hip-hop—one that involves Kool Herc DJing a house party on Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx—has become received wisdom. But Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr. argues that the full story remains to be told. In vibrant prose, he combines ...

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Chuparapabra

by Khali Raymond

<p>This game ain't what it used to be. Back in the day, you had to have skills and authenticity to be considered the greatest. Nowadays, the culture of Hip-Hop has become so diluted that it's taking away from those who do this for the passion. ...

ISBN: 9780463771327

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Communicating Hip-Hop: How Hip-Hop Culture Shapes Popular Culture

by Nick J. Sciullo

<p>This insightful analysis of the broad impact of hip-hop on popular culture examines the circulation of hip-hop through media, academia, business, law, and consumer culture to explain how hip-hop influences thought and action through our ...

ISBN: 9781440842238

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Critical Beatdown

by Byron Crawford

<p>The world of online music journalism seems like it would consist primarily of nerdy guys and homely women sitting behind laptop computers all day, purposely spreading misinformation in order to advance their own questionable political ...

ISBN: 9780463240854

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Cuban Underground Hip Hop

Black Thoughts, Black Revolution, Black Modernity

by Tanya L. Saunders

<p>In the wake of the 1959 Cuban Revolution, a key state ideology developed: racism was a systemic cultural issue that ceased to exist after the Revolution, and any racism that did persist was a result of contained cases of individual prejudice ...

ISBN: 9781477307724

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DJs:A Children's Guide to the Origins of Hip Hop

by Lamont Clark

<p>On August 11 1973 the first Hip Hop party was held in the rec room of 1520 Sedgwick Ave in the Bronx, NY. On that day a young man named DJ Kool Herc would become a legend.</p><p>Many other individuals were instrumental in making the DJ an ...

ISBN: 9781310496622

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Empire and Black Images in Popular Culture

by Joshua K. Wright

<p>FOX’s musical drama <em>Empire</em> has been hailed as the savior of broadcast television, drawing 15 million viewers a week. A “hip-hopera” inspired by Shakespeare’s <em>King Lear</em> and 1980s prime-time soap <em>Dynasty</em>, the series ...

ISBN: 9781476632506

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Entertainment University

School of Hip Hop

by Anthony E Thompson II

<p>This book is the culmination of thousands of hours of thinking, living, talking, research- ing, and writing about Entertainment University School of Hip Hop covering film, music, and entertainment business. It is our intent that people, ...

ISBN: 9780692058541

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F*ck, That's Delicious

An Annotated Guide to Eating Well

by Action Bronson, Rachel Wharton & Gabriele Stabile

<p>This ain’t no cookbook. This ain’t no memoir. This is Action Bronson’s devotional, a book about the overwhelming power of delicious—no, f*cking amazing—food. Bronson is this era’s Homer, and <em>F*ck, That’s Delicious</em> is a ...

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F--k Ivy and Everything Else

by Mark McNairy

<p>The renowned designer’s views on dressing and behaving well: Ivy League meets street, sartorial rules are made and broken in this must-have style guide for traditionalists and hipsters alike, filled with Mark McNairy’s humorous, sometimes ...

ISBN: 9780062377418

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Far From Over

The Music and Life of Drake, The Unofficial Story

by Dalton Higgins

<p><strong>The first biography of superstar rapper Drake</strong></p> <p>At a time when album sales were plummeting, Drake’s 2010 debut album, <em>Thank Me Later</em>, went platinum, hit number one on the Billboard 200 chart, and spawned ...

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Flip the Script

European Hip Hop and the Politics of Postcoloniality

by J. Griffith Rollefson

<p>Hip hop has long been a vehicle for protest in the United States, used by its primarily African American creators to address issues of prejudice, repression, and exclusion. But the music is now a worldwide phenomenon, and outside the United ...

ISBN: 9780226496351

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Flyboy 2

The Greg Tate Reader

by Greg Tate

<p>Since launching his career at the <em>Village Voice</em> in the early 1980s Greg Tate has been one of the premiere critical voices on contemporary Black music, art, literature, film, and politics. <em>Flyboy 2</em> provides a panoramic view ...

ISBN: 9780822373995

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Foundation

B-boys, B-girls and Hip-Hop Culture in New York

by Joseph G. Schloss

<p>B-boying is a form of Afro-diasporic competitive dance that developed in the Bronx, NY in the early 1970s. Widely - though incorrectly - known as &quot;breakdancing,&quot; it is often dismissed as a form of urban acrobatics set to music. In ...

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