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  1. Rap Music and Street Consciousness (Music in American Life)
    Rap Music and Street Consciousness (Music in American Life)
    Rap Music and Street Consciousness (Music in American Life)
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  2. Rap Music and Street Consciousness (Music in American Life)

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Serves as a history of rap music. This book traces the genre's history from its roots in West African bardic traditions, the Jamaican dancehall tradition, and African American vernacular expressions to its permeation of the cultural mainstream as a major tenet of hip-hop lifestyle and culture.

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Cheryl L. Keyes
University of Illinois Press
University of Illinois Press
University of Illinois Press
University of Illinois Press
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I purchased this book for a History of Hip Hop class that I took in March 2013. The book is a VERY easy read and informative on the history of hip-hop from the point of view of C.L. Keyes - from what she remembers of it as well as historical information. Good read.
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