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Author Forman, Murray, 1959-
Title The 'hood comes first : race, space, and place in rap and hip-hop / Murray Forman.
Published Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, c2002.
Book Cover

 Music & Media - Stacks  ML3918.R37 F67 2002    IN LIBRARY
Description xxii, 387 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Music/culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-367) and index.
Contents Space matters : hip-hop and the spatial perspective -- "Welcome to the city" : defining and delineating the urban terrain -- Old-school geography : from the disco to the street -- Growing an industry : the corporate expansion of hip-hop -- Crossover and fragmentation : rap in the platinum era -- Boyz n girlz in the 'hood : from space to place -- Hip-hop media : dissemination throughout the nation -- "The 'hood took me under" : urban geographies of danger and the cinematic 'hood genre -- Industry, nation, globe : hip-hop toward 2000.
Subject Rap (Music) -- Social aspects.
African American youth -- Social life and customs.
Alternate Title Race, space, and place in rap and hip-hop
ISBN 0819563978 (pbk. : alk. paper)
081956396X (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 48474135