Global Hiphop, World Hiphop
The largely Anglo-American industrial trade routes which dominate the popular music industry globally have been argued to be forms of cultural imperialism which appropriate, displace and transform authentic representations of local and indigenous cultures into packaged commercial products commodified for ethnically indeterminate but predominantly Anglocentric and Eurocentric markets.
In this collection of 14 essays, Trinh, a writer, feminist, and filmmaker, explores unconventional documentary filmmaking and literary techniques. Typically, documentary styles have kept a distance between subject and viewer, creating a sense of mastery in the viewer.
How Aussies came to belong to the hip-hop nation.
Este livro nao e interessante apenas para aqueles que apreciam o Hip Hop, pois ele tambem ampliara seu conhecimento com relacao a uma comunidade especifica, e, por meio das analogias com filosofos como Nietzsche, Platao, Hobbes, Mill, entre outros, voce ira se deparar com posicoes as vezes antagonicas, porem consistentes, sobre o comportamento do ser humano independentemente da sua raca.
Brothers Gonna Work It Out considers the political expression of rap artists within the historical tradition of black nationalism.
For young men in urban Tanzania, barbershops are sites of the struggle to earn a living amid economic crisis. With names like Brooklyn Barber House and Boyz II Men, these workplaces are also nodes in an explosion of popular culture that appropriates images drawn from the global circulation of hip hop music, fashion, and celebrity.
The book deals with the rise of Hip Hop as a culture and what things have come with it. The emergence of Hip Hop is the main focus for this book, and American/world history has played a big part in the development of this artform, whether it is involving politics, race and gender, education, media, etc.
Kwaito is the South African equivalent of hip-hop-the authentic street music of township youth. But it's no mere imitation of African-American sounds: Its pulsing dance beat evolved from such styles as mbaqanga and dancehall, as well as house and disco.
Rhythm of Resistance takes you across forbidden boundaries of aparthied to experience the authentic joy and sorrow of Black South African music. Music that has been ignored, suppresses or ghettoized comes alive in unforgettable moments, often filmed clandestinely. Featured are performances, interviews and intimate moments with Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Malombo, Johnny Clegg/Sipho Mchunu of Julu
This classic sociological study gives a concise, accessible introduction to Islam for Americans whose knowledge of religion is limited primarily to Judeo-Christianity. The book succinctly details the formation and development of the Black Muslim movement through its wide-ranging expressions in America today, a movement through its wide-ranging expressions in America today, a movement born as