Why Bushwick Bill matters

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University of Texas Press,, Volume 008, Austin, United States, p.xiii, 192 pages ; (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst00972484, (OCoLC)fst01030882, (OCoLC)fst01089960, (OCoLC)fst01353986, (OCoLC)fst01982968, Biography., Dwarfs (Persons), fast, Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.), Musicians with disabilities, Musicians with disabilities., Political and social views., Rap musicians, Rap musicians., United States


Includes bibliographical references.Introduction -- How Little Billy became Bushwick Bill -- Bum-rush the freak show -- "Size ain't shit" -- Can't be stopped -- "He ain't what you expect" -- Child's play -- "Brand new preacher, rap game teacher" -- Greatest Showmen."The book chronicles the life and cultural significance of the rapper and dancer Bushwick Bill, who exposed and exploited ableist and racist assumptions to become a singular voice in rap and the relentless battle over free speech in the United States"--