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Cultural Confusion

Author
First Name: 
Kabir
Publish Company: 
Uncle Trouble Music
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Audio
Year: 
2001

Tracklist:

A.R.T. (Always Rhyme Truthfully)
Reconsider
Millenium Travels
Cycles Of Sound
Democracy! ft. Virtuoso
Deficiency Disease ft. Mr. Lif
Run OUt Of Words? ft. Esoteric
Cultural Confusion
Kabir's Critical Rhyme Inspection
Peace

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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


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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Brothers Gonna Work It Out

Author
First Name: 
Charise L.
Last Name: 
Cheney
Subtitle: 
Sexual Politics in the Golden Age of Rap Nationalism
Publish City: 
New York
Publish Company: 
New York University Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
81471613
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2005

Brothers Gonna Work It Out considers the political expression of rap artists within the historical tradition of black nationalism.

Pages: 
222
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Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/081471613X/103-2768487-1681422?v=glance&n=283155
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Mixtape Murder versus Album Battery

mixtape picture_3.jpgHope the blog title caught your attention. No we're not talking about the latest beef between 50 cent and Officer Riicckkyy, but the difference in music quality between rap artists' mixtapes and their marketed albums.



Sujinho

Author
First Name: 
Jackson
Last Name: 
Conti
Collaborators: 
(Madlib & Mamao from Azymuth)
Publish Company: 
Kindred Spirits
Medium: 
Audio
Year: 
2008

Madlib loves Brazilian music, and he collaborates with legendary Mamao, the drummer for the Brazilian electric funk jazz group, Azymuth. They do covers of some great '60s and '70s Brazilian music. This is at the Hiphop Archive on vinyl.

Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Sujinho-Jackson-Conti/dp/B00171NYMM/ref=pd_bbs_sr_2?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1238441501&sr=8-2
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Embalo Jovem

Author
First Name: 
DJ Nuts
Subtitle: 
O Samba Rock Manjado e Mixado
Publish Company: 
Mochilla
Medium: 
Audio
Year: 
2008

DJ Nuts cuts hip-hop style over Brazilian music tunes for over an hour of smooth music.

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1


Sertão Madrugada

Author
First Name: 
B+
Subtitle: 
Music from Brasil, Colombia, Sierra Leone, & Eritrea
Publish Company: 
Mochilla
Medium: 
Audio
Year: 
2008

From Los Angeles-based photographer B+, this is a mix of funky, cool world music.

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