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Raquel Z. Rivera, Wayne Marshall, Deborah Pacini Hernandez - Music - 2010 - 371 pages
A hybrid of reggae and rap, reggaeton is a music with Spanish-language lyrics and Caribbean aesthetics that has taken Latin America, the United States, and the world by storm ...
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Mambo Montage: The Latinization of New York

Agustín Laó-Montes, Arlene M. Dávila - History - 2001 - 493 pages
The people who shaped America's public broadcasting system thought it should be "a civilized voice in a civilized community"--a clear alternative to commercial broadcasting ...
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Droppin' Science: Critical Essays on Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture

William Eric Perkins - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 276 pages
Eleven essays analyze various aspects of hip-hop that are usually neglected, including coverage of female and Latino contributions to both rap and hip-hop culture.
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And It Don't Stop: The Best American Hip-Hop Journalism of the Last 25 Years

Raquel Cepeda - Music - 2004 - 384 pages
In September 1979, there was a cosmic shift that went unnoticed by the majority of mainstream America. This shift was triggered by the release of the Sugarhill Gang's single ...
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From Bomba to Hip-hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity

Juan Flores - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 265 pages
"Essential reading for understanding both national and panethnic issues that influence cultural expression and the construction of Puerto Rican identity in the US. Analyzes ...
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Rap Music and Street Consciousness

Cheryl Lynette Keyes - Music - 2004 - 302 pages
In this first musicological history of rap, Cheryl L. Keyes traces the genre's history from its roots in West African bardic traditions, the Jamaican dancehall tradition, and ...
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