The rap on gangsta rap: who run it? : gangsta rap and visions of Black violence

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Third World Press, Sep 1, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 75 pages
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This book is a critical review of the highly explosive and widely discussed musical art form called gangsta rap. Kitwana examines the ways Black culture, male-female relationships, sexism, white supremacy (racism), and gun violence converge in this controversial music form.

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Contents

Experts and Mass Confusion
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HipHopCulturePopularCultureBlackCulture ll
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Emancipated niggers and bitches For Sale
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Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Bakari Kitwana is a former executive editor of The Source, editorial director at Third World Press, and a music reviewer for NPR's "All Things Considered." He currently freelances for the Village Voice, Savoy, The Source, and the Progressive, and his weekly column, "Do the Knowledge," is published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer. He is the author of The Hip Hop Generation. He lives in Westlake, Ohio.