Rap and hip hop culture

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Oxford University Press,, New York, United States, p.xxiii, 264 pages : (2022)

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(OCoLC)fst00957237, (OCoLC)fst01089951, fast, Hip-hop., History and criticism., Rap (Music)


Includes bibliographical references and index.What is hip hop? what is rap? -- Hip hop's ground zero : the South Bronx and urban America -- Graffiti art and breaking -- Rap's African and African-American cultural roots -- Old school DJs and MCs -- The Golden Era -- Hardcore : "message rap" and "gangsta rap" -- Hardcore II : gangsta in the '90s and responses from within the rap community -- Hip hop culture and rap music in the second millennium -- New Terrain, Political Turmoil, Defiance, & Cultural Movements in the 2010s -- Global Hip Hop -- Conclusion."The complete history of Rap and Hip Hop and its impact on global culture"--