Author: S. Craig Watkins
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226874883
Size: 41.69 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


Author: Jane Bingham
Publisher: Raintree Publishers
ISBN: 9781406212075
Size: 11.36 MB
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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 On Film

Author: Kimberly Monteyne
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1617039225
Size: 56.72 MB
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Hip Hop On Film from the Author: Kimberly Monteyne. A reclamation and interpretation of a once-dismissed aspect of American film history

Hip Hop E

Author: Bradley J. Porfilio
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781433114335
Size: 75.66 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.

Stand And Deliver

Author: Yvonne Bynoe
Publisher: American Society for Training and Development
ISBN: 9781932360103
Size: 41.99 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 Hip Hop 10

Author: Christopher Pierznik
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781477472439
Size: 20.75 MB
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The Hip Hop 10 from the Author: Christopher Pierznik. Ten lists spread across ten chapters dissecting the best of the best in hip-hop history. What is the greatest record label? Who is the most underrated? Who was the biggest bust? What remix is the greatest ever? What are the top ten albums ever created? Who was the best group? What song is the most important? What artist is the best of all time? All of those questions - and more - are answered and examined in this book.

The Cambridge Companion To Hip Hop

Author: Justin A. Williams
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107037468
Size: 78.61 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.

Russell Simmons

Author: Cookie Lommel
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438103514
Size: 31.10 MB
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Russell Simmons from the Author: Cookie Lommel. Known by many as the godfather of hip-hop, Russell Simmons first took notice of the burgeoning movement as a college student in New York City. After making a name for himself promoting shows and managing artists, Simmons co-founded Def Jam Recordings and began producing some of the most prominent names in hip-hop. Expanding his interests, Simmons turned to film and TV production, and it wasn't long before he would conquer the fashion industry with his influential Phat Farm clothing line. More recently, Simmons has focused on philanthropic ventures, founding the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network to promote economic and social justice, fighting anti-Semitism and cruelty toward animals, encouraging young people to vote, and serving as an entrepreneurial role model. This insightful new biography traces the life of a man whose remarkable achievements in the world of hip-hop has led to memorable work for worthy causes.

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...

Russell Simmons

Author: James R. Norton
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781404205154
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Russell Simmons from the Author: James R. Norton. Presents the life and career of Hip Hop star Russell Simmons.