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Title Droppin' science : critical essays on rap music and hip hop culture / edited by William Eric Perkins.
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1996.
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 Music & Media - Stacks  ML3531 .D77 1996    DUE 03-18-09 BILLED
 Music & Media - Stacks  ML3531 .D77 1996    DUE 02-28-17
 Music & Media - Stacks  ML3531 .D77 1996    IN LIBRARY
 Music & Media - Stacks (Ref)  ML3531 .D77 1996    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 276 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Critical perspectives on the past
Critical perspectives on the past.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Rap attack: an introduction / William Eric Perkins -- Women writin' rappin' breakin' / Nancy Guevara -- Rap's Latino sabor Mandalit del Barco -- Puerto rocks: New York Ricans stake their claim / Juan Flores -- Kickin' reality, kickin' ballistics: gangsta rap and postindustrial Los Angeles / Robin D. G. Kelley -- Making the strong survive; the contours and contradictions of message rap / Ernest Allen -- Who wants to see ten niggers play basketball? / Armond White -- Hip hop 101 / Robert Farris Thompson -- Dance in hip hop culture / Katrina Hazzard-Donald -- Hidden politics: discursive and institutional policing of rap music / Tricia Rose -- Youth's global village: an epilogue / William Eric Perkins.
Subject Rap (Music) -- History and criticism.
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Related Names Perkins, William Eric.
ISBN 1566393612 (alk. paper)
1566393620 (pbk.)
OCLC number 31937119