Hip Hop

Author: Jim Mack
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library
ISBN: 9781410933935
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Hip Hop from the Author: Jim Mack. Explores trends and movements in hip-hop, and includes information on its history, stars, styles, and the business of recording music.

Representing

Author: S. Craig Watkins
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226874883
Size: 77.16 MB
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Representing from the Author: S. Craig Watkins. In this engaging and provocative book, S. Craig Watkins examines two of the most important developments in the recent history of black cinema—the ascendancy of Spike Lee and the proliferation of "ghettocentric films." Representing explores a distinct contradiction in American society: at the same time that black youth have become the targets of a fierce racial backlash, their popular expressive cultures have become highly visible and commercially viable. "Watkins is at his most sophisticated and persuasive when he explains the surprising success of hyper-talented, entrepreneurial, and energetic black artists."—Archon Fung, Boston Book Review

Graffiti

Author: Jane Bingham
Publisher: Raintree Publishers
ISBN: 9781406212075
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Graffiti from the Author: Jane Bingham. When did graffiti begin? What is the connection between graffiti and hip-hop? What is a "wall of fame"? The varied titles in the Culture in Action series build up into a comprehensive library, covering a range of arts topics. Each book contains activities with easy-to-follow instructions, designed to reinforce literacy skills and arts knowledge. With Culture in Action the arts are brought to life! Each Culture in Action book is packed with high-interest facts, imaginative activities, and fascinating photographs.

Hip Hop E

Author: Bradley J. Porfilio
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781433114335
Size: 45.66 MB
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Hip Hop E from the Author: Bradley J. Porfilio. <B>This book won the 2014 AESA (American Educational Studies Association) Critics Choice Award.<BR><BR> Illuminating hip-hop as an important cultural practice and a global social movement, this collaborative project highlights the emancipatory messages and cultural work generated by the organic intellectuals of global hip-hop. Contributors describe the social realities - globalization, migration, poverty, criminalization, and racism - youth are resisting through what we recognize as a decolonial cultural politic. The book contributes to current scholarship in multicultural education, seeking to understand the vilification of youth (of color) for the social problems created by a global system that benefits a small minority. In an age of corporate globalization, <I>Hip-Hop(e) highlights the importance of research projects that link the production of educational scholarship with the cultural activities, everyday practice, and social concerns of global youth in order to ameliorate social, economic, and political problems that transcend national boundaries.

Hip Hop Culture

Author: Emmett George Price
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851098674
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Hip Hop Culture from the Author: Emmett George Price. Looks at hip-hop culture, from its beginnings to the present day, describing its influence on people and popular culture in the United States.

Stand And Deliver

Author: Yvonne Bynoe
Publisher: American Society for Training and Development
ISBN: 9781932360103
Size: 68.89 MB
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Stand And Deliver from the Author: Yvonne Bynoe. The phrases ?hip hop” and ?activism” aren't always heard together, but it's a marriage that must be made if black empowerment is to succeed. In Stand and Deliver, Bynoe eloquently advocates replacing charismatic but ineffectual black leaders who beg for crumbs from the white power structure with ?citizen-leaders” who actively engage in a policy-centered relationship with that structure. Bynoe shows how hip hoppers can create a more sophisticated dialogue about what constitutes leadership, politics, and political action. This understanding, she argues, comes from influence, and influence comes from the ability to deliver ? or deny ? money, votes, or both to a political candidate, legislator, or political party. In the words of MC Lyte, all the rest is ?chitter chatter.”

The Cambridge Companion To Hip Hop

Author: Justin A. Williams
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107037468
Size: 66.99 MB
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The Cambridge Companion To Hip Hop from the Author: Justin A. Williams. This Companion covers the hip-hop elements, methods of studying hip-hop, and case studies from Nerdcore to Turkish-German and Japanese hip-hop.

The Hip Hop Movement

Author: Reiland Rabaka
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739181173
Size: 45.66 MB
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The Hip Hop Movement from the Author: Reiland Rabaka. The Hip Hop Movement offers a critical theory and alternative history of rap music and hip hop culture by examining their roots in the popular musics and popular cultures of the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movement. Connecting classic rhythm & blues and rock & roll to the Civil Rights Movement, and classic soul and funk to the Black Power Movement, The Hip Hop Movement explores what each of these musics and movements contributed to rap, neo-soul, hip hop culture, and the broader Hip Hop Movement. Ultimately, this book’s remixes (as opposed to chapters) reveal that black popular music and black popular culture have always been more than merely “popular music” and “popular culture” in the conventional sense and reflect a broader social, political, and cultural movement. With this in mind, sociologist and musicologist Reiland Rabaka critically reinterprets rap and neo-soul as popular expressions of the politics, social visions, and cultural values of a contemporary multi-issue movement: the Hip Hop Movement. Rabaka argues that rap music, hip hop culture, and the Hip Hop Movement are as deserving of critical scholarly inquiry as previous black popular musics, such as the spirituals, blues, ragtime, jazz, rhythm & blues, rock & roll, soul, and funk, and previous black popular movements, such as the Black Women’s Club Movement, New Negro Movement, Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Movement, Black Power Movement, Black Arts Movement, and Black Women’s Liberation Movement. This volume, equal parts alternative history of hip hop and critical theory of hip hop, challenges those scholars, critics, and fans of hip hop who lopsidedly over-focus on commercial rap, pop rap, and gangsta rap while failing to acknowledge that there are more than three dozen genres of rap music and many other socially and politically progressive forms of hip hop culture beyond DJing, MCing, rapping, beat-making, break-dancing, and graffiti-writing.

Politique Du Hip Hop

Author: LoĂŻc Lafargue de Grangeneuve
Publisher: Presses Univ. du Mirail
ISBN: 9782810700073
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Politique Du Hip Hop from the Author: Loïc Lafargue de Grangeneuve. Née aux Etats-Unis, la culture hip-hop (rap, danse hip-hop, graffiti...) s'est fortement développée en France, qui est devenue sa seconde patrie. Dans le cadre de la politique de la ville, les autorités politiques ont soutenu de multiples projets liés à cette mouvance artistique, afin de faire émerger des modèles de réussite pour les jeunes habitants des quartiers dits " sensibles ". A partir d'une enquête réalisée à Bordeaux et à Marseille, l'auteur met au jour la généalogie de cette action publique et examine sa mise en œuvre. Il montre les tensions sous-jacentes au processus de légitimation artistique du hip-hop et explore la dimension politique de cette culture. Car si les acteurs du hip-hop sont avides de reconnaissance, ils redoutent aussi les effets de l'instrumentalisation dont leur mouvement est l'objet...

The Hip Hop Church

Author: Efrem Smith
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830869725
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The Hip Hop Church from the Author: Efrem Smith. Hip-hop is here. The beats ring out in our cities. Hip-hop culture is all around us: in the clothes youth wear, in the music they listen to, in the ways they express themselves. It is the language they speak, the rhythm they move to. It is a culture familiar with the hard realities of our broken world; the generation raised with rap knows about the pain. They need to know about the hope. Enter the hip-hop church. Like the culture it rises from, the hip-hop church is relevant and bold. And it speaks to the heart. In this book, pastors Efrem Smith and Phil Jackson show the urgency of connecting hip-hop culture and church to reach a generation with the gospel of Jesus Christ. They give practical ideas from their urban churches and other hip-hop churches about how to engage and incorporate rap, break dancing, poetry and deejays to worship Jesus and preach his Word. Hip-hop culture is shaping the next generation. Ignoring it will not reduce its influence; it will only separate us from the youth moving to its rhythm. How will they hear Christ's message of truth and hope if we don't speak their language? And how can we speak their language if we don't understand and embrace their culture? Hear the beat. Join the beat. Become the beat that brings truth and hope to a hungry, hurting generation.