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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 14 related to Why White Kids Love Hip-hop: Wankstas, Wiggers, Wannabes, and the New ....    

The Rap on Gangsta Rap: Who Run It? : Gangsta Rap and Visions of Black Violence

Bakari Kitwana - Music - 1994 - 75 pages
A critical overview of the highly explosive and widely discussed musical artform popularly called gangsta rap. Bakari Kitwana examines the ways Black culture, male-female ...
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The Hip-Hop Generation: Young Blacks and the Crisis in African-American Culture

Bakari Kitwana - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 2008 - 257 pages
The Hip Hop Generation is an eloquent testament for black youth culture at the turn of the century. The only in-depth study of the first generation to grow up in post ...
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Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a ...

S. Craig Watkins - Music - 2005 - 295 pages
From its humble beginnings in the Bronx to its transformation into a multibillion-dollar global industry, hip hop has stirred constant and contentious debate. Avoiding the ...
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Rap Music and Culture

Kate Burns - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2008 - 192 pages
Contains over twenty essays that offer varying perspectives on controversial issues related to rap music, such as if it is a significant American cultural music and if it harms ...
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Whatever You Say I Am: The Life and Times of Eminem

Anthony Bozza - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 288 pages
does eminem matter? On assignment for his first cover story for Rolling Stone, the very first national cover story on Eminem, Anthony Bozza met a young blond kid, a rapper who ...
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Somebody Scream!: Rap Music's Rise to Prominence in the Aftershock of Black ...

Marcus Reeves - Music - 2009 - 336 pages
For many African Americans of a certain demographic the sixties and seventies were the golden age of political movements. The Civil Rights movement segued into the Black Power ...
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The Hip-Hop Church: Connecting with the Movement Shaping Our Culture

Efrem Smith, Phil Jackson - Religion - 2012
Hip-hop is here. The beats ring out in our cities. Hip-hop culture is all around us: in the clothes youth wear, in the music they listen to, in the ways they express themselves ...
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Hip Hop and Rap Music in the USA. From Grassroots to Commercialization

Karl Kovacs - Literary Criticism - 2014 - 81 pages
In the past three decades hip hop has developed from an underground movement in one of New York City’s poorest boroughs, the Bronx, to a worldwide multi-billion-dollar industry ...
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50 Cent: No Holds Barred

Jake Brown - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 194 pages
Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson endured substantial obstacles throughout his young yet remarkably dramatic life before becoming, in early 2003, the most discussed figure in rap, if ...
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