Hip Hop World

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Groundwood Books Ltd, 2009 - Music - 144 pages
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Delves into the history of this unique cultural movement through an examination of its origins, influences, music, style, and evolution as expressed throughout the world.
 

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Contents

The Audacity of Hip Hop
7
Whats Race Got to Do with It?
46
Hip Hops Economic Stimulus Plan
73
Raps Social Conscience
96
The Globalization of Hip Hop
109
International Hip Hop Timeline
127
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Dalton Higgins is a Canadian National Magazine award recipient and a multimedia pop culture critic who's published in prominent urban culture magazines, including the Source, Vibe and Urb. He is co-author of Hip Hop (2005) and Much Master T: One VJ's Journey (2002). Higgins appeared in the prestigious Who's Who in Black Canada (2006) and is a music programmer of Canada's Centre of Contemporary Culture, the Harbourfront Centre, in Toronto.Jane Springer is the author of Genocide, part of the Groundwork Guides series for which she is also the series editor. She is a consultant in international development and has lived and worked in Mozambique and India. She is the author of Listen to Us: The World's Working Children and translator of the Portuguese-language books Nest Egg and Tales from the Amazon. Jane Springer lives in Toronto.

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