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Title:
The rap on gangsta rap : who run it? : gangsta rap and visions of Black violence
Author:
Kitwana, Bakari.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago : Third World Press, [1994]

©1994
Physical Description:
75 pages ; 20 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Who run it? -- Experts and mass confusion -- Rap in the Black musical tradition -- Hip hop culture, popular culture, Black culture -- Impact of commercializaton on rap's evolution -- Emancipated "niggers and bitches" for sale -- Hardcore raps and generation gaps.

(cont.) The politics of rap lyrics -- Community need, commercial desire -- Call & response and rap music -- Gun violence and rap music -- A victim's worldview: gangstas, players, pimps, hustlers, .... -- Fragments of Black political consciousness.
Added Title:
Gangsta rap and visions of Black violence.
ISBN:
9780883781753
Format :
Book