Hip Hop America (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Apr 26, 2005 - Social Science - 256 pages
19 Reviews
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

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User Review  - Nataya - Goodreads

Hip Hop America was an amazing book, it had insight from the past and how it affects us today and in the future. Besides the cover "HIp Hop America" its not all about the dance Hip Hop. The book ... Read full review

Contents

DISCO TO GO
DISCO SUCKS
THE BOOGIE DOWN
TAGS
BREAKING
MAKING MUSIC
CRACK
CRACK UP
UPTOWN UPTOWN
PUFFING UP
BAD BOYS
THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
WEST SIDE WEST SIDE
THE BEATLES OF GANGSTERDOM
BOW DOWN
EAST COASTWEST COAST

CRIMINAL MINDED
HEROES AND ANTIHEROES
WALK THIS WAY
OF GODS AND DEVILS
BMOC
THE MOST IMPORTANT WHITE MAN IN HIP HOP
LABOR DAY
FREE BIG WILLIE
RUSSELL SIMMONS AS
RUSSELL SIMMONS AS BERRY GORDY
RUSSELL SIMMONS AS SAMMY DAVIS JR
RUSSELL SIMMONS AS THE KING OF COMEDY
RUSSELL SIMMONS AS HIMSELF
NEW TOYS
SAMPLE THAT
PRIVATE DICKS AND MENACING HOODS
NEW JACK CINEMA
RAPTORS
VIDEO KILLED THE HOUSEROCKING MC
STYLE WARS
THE ANSWER
FASHION SHOWS
FAT LACES
SUPERFLY
FASHION FORWARD
PULP FICTION
BOTTLE BAGS AND SODA POP
SOULJAHS STORY
CULTURE WARS
HIP HOPS WILLIE HORTON
OF QUEENS AND CHICKENHEADS
LADY IN A TURBAN
CLASS IS OUT
COUNTRY CODES
PUBLICATIONS
MEMORIES
Copyright

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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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