Nuthin' but a "G" Thang: The Culture and Commerce of Gangsta Rap (Google eBook)
Focusing on the artists Ice Cube, Dr Dre, the Geto Boys, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac Shakur, Quinn explores the origins, development, and immense popularity of gangsta rap. Including detailed readings in urban geography, neoconservative politics, subcultural formations, black cultural debates, and music industry conditions, this book explains how and why this music genre emerged.
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Nuthin' but a "G" thang: the culture and commerce of gangsta rapUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Since the days of N.W.A. in the late 1980s, gangsta rap has played a critical role in the culture of hip-hop. Quinn (American studies, Univ. of Manchester, U.K.) has written an impressive academic ... Read full review
Review: Nuthin' But a "G" Thang: The Culture and Commerce of Gangsta RapUser Review - Katy - Goodreads
Well, it's interesting...to a point. After reading it, I definitely know more than I started with about Gangsta rap, though I didn't get as much as I'd hoped out of the book. I felt like the ... Read full review