Hip Hop America (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Apr 26, 2005 - Social Science - 256 pages
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Now with a new introduction by the author, Hip Hop America is the definitive account of the society-altering collision between black youth culture and the mass media.
  

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User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

A great introduction to the history of hip hop and how it has permeated mainstream American culture. You don't need a huge body of knowledge to get something out of this text and it avoids being overly academic. Read full review

Review: Hip Hop America

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

Good book but there's 18 years worth missing by now. Read full review

Contents

chapter 1 postsoul chapter 2hiphopwasnt just another
chapter 3 gangstersreal and unreal
chapter 4 the i ofme
chapter 8 thepermanent business
chapter 7sample this
chapter 8where myeyes can
chapter 10national music
chapter 11 thesound ofphiladelphiadunking
skills to pay the bills
funk the world chapter 16da jointand
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About the author (2005)

Nelson George is an award-winning author of both fiction and nonfiction. He has written for Playboy, Billboard, Esquire, the Village Voice, Essence, and many other national magazines, as well as writing and producing television programs and feature films.

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