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Jails, Hospitals, & Hip-Hop

Author
First Name: 
Danny
Last Name: 
Hoch
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Video
Year: 
2000

Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop is a cinematic tour de force that is unprecedented in film or hip-hop history. From the mind of Brooklyn actor, performance artist and hip-hop activist Danny Hoch, this film spins out the stories of ten lives shocked by global hip-hop, the prison system and life in general.

Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Jails-Hospitals-Hip-Hop-Danny-Hoch/dp/B0002V87DE
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Rap Attack 3

Author
First Name: 
David
Last Name: 
Toop
Subtitle: 
African Rap to Global Hip Hop Expanded Third Edition
Publish City: 
London
Publish Company: 
Serpent's Tail
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2000

In its first edition published in 1984, Rap Attack documented the origins of hip-hop and its genesis in New York City's South Bronx. Many old-school hip-hop and electro pioneers, producers and entrepreneurs were interviewed at length, including Afrika Bambaata, Grandmaster Flash, Arthur Bake Paul Winley and Bobby Robinson.

Number: 
3
Pages: 
229
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Rap-Attack-No-African-Global/dp/1852426276/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1279721041&sr=1-1
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1


Red Hot Riot

Author
First Name: 
Various Artists
Subtitle: 
The Music and Spirit of Fela Kuti
Publish City: 
Santa Monica
Publish Company: 
MCA: Universal Music Company
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Audio
Year: 
2002
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Red-Hot-Riot-Music-Spirit/dp/B00006LWSB/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1252952048&sr=1-1
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Hip Hop Matters

Author
First Name: 
S. Craig
Last Name: 
Watkins
Subtitle: 
Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement
Publish City: 
Boston
Publish Company: 
Beacon Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
807009822
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2005

Avoiding the easy definitions and caricatures that tend to celebrate or condemn the "hip hop generation," Hip Hop Matters focuses on fierce and far-reaching battles being waged in politics, pop culture, and academe to assert control over the movement. At stake, Watkins argues, is the impact hip hop has on the lives of the young people who live and breathe the culture.

Pages: 
295
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0807009865/qid=1147732386/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/104-4800545-2071111?s=books&v=glance&n=283155
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1


Rap Attack 2

Author
First Name: 
David
Last Name: 
Toop
Subtitle: 
African Rap to Global Hip Hop
Publish City: 
London
Publish Company: 
Serpent's Tail
ISSN/ISBN: 
1852422432
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
1991

A study of rap music, New York's street sound, which has been revised and updated to embrace the latest musicians and groups. The roots of rap music are traced from video arcades to bebop, and crucial influences such as prison and army songs, West African chants and tap dancing are described.

Number: 
2
Pages: 
224
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1852422432/104-4800545-2071111?v=glance&n=283155
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Desis in the House

Author
First Name: 
Sunaina
Last Name: 
Maira
Subtitle: 
Indian American Youth Culture in New York City
Publish City: 
Philadelphia, PA
Publish Company: 
Temple University Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
1566399270
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2002

In this thorough academic study, Maira (Asian American studies, Univ. of Massachusetts) explores the cultural dynamics found among Desis, second-generation South Asian American youth.

Pages: 
237
Desis in the House
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Desis-House-American-Culture-History/dp/1566399270/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1236627690&sr=8-1
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The Africanist Aesthetic in Global Hip-Hop

Author
First Name: 
Halifu
Last Name: 
Osumare
Publish City: 
New York
Publish Company: 
Palgrave Macmillan
ISSN/ISBN: 
2147483647
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2007

This book explores the two major reasons for hip-hop culture's proliferation throughout the world: 1) the global centrality of African American popular culture and the transnational pop culture industry of record companies and entertainment conglomerates; and 2) "connective marginalities" that are extant social inequalities forming the foundation for an "underground" network of

Pages: 
219
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Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Africanist-Aesthetic-Global-Hip-Hop-Power/dp/1403976309/sr=1-1/qid=1169241343/ref=sr_1_1/104-1762809-3263104?ie=UTF8&s=books
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Renegades of Funk

Author
First Name: 
Giuseppe
Last Name: 
Pipitone
Subtitle: 
Il Bronx e le Radici dell' Hip Hop
Publish City: 
Italy
Publish Company: 
Creative Commons
ISSN/ISBN: 
2147483647
Language: 
Italian
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2008
Pages: 
237
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1


King Giddra

Author
First Name: 
King Giddra
Collaborators: 
K-Dub Shine, Zeebra, DJ & Oasis
Publish City: 
Japan
Publish Company: 
DefSTAR Records Inc.
Language: 
Japanese
Medium: 
Audio
Year: 
2002
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1


Amis Hip Hop

Author
First Name: 
Futuru C.L.
Last Name: 
Tsai
Publish City: 
Taitung, Taiwan
Language: 
Chinese
Medium: 
Video
Year: 
2005

Amis Hip Hop documents how a group of young Amis men in Dulan village have blended influences from contemporary social and cultural life in Taiwan with their traditional practice of ritual dance performance in the village.

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