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Cape Verde, Let's Go: Creole Rappers and Citizenship in Portugal

Derek Pardue

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039676
eISBN:
9780252097768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039676.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Musicians rapping in Kriolu—a hybrid of Portuguese and West African languages spoken in Cape Verde—have recently emerged from Lisbon's periphery. They popularize the struggles with identity and ... More


Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This examination of children of immigrants in New York and London asks, “Is there a link between rap/hip-hop-influenced youth culture and motivation to succeed in school? The author challenges ... More


Music and Style: Americanization or Globalization?

Natasha K. Warikoo

in Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter focuses on taste preferences in the music and style of children of immigrants in multiethnic schools in two global cities, New York and London. Hip-hop is by far the most popular music ... More


Introduction

Derek Pardue

in Cape Verde, Let's Go: Creole Rappers and Citizenship in Portugal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039676
eISBN:
9780252097768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039676.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the history of rap music expressed in Cape Verdean Kriolu in Portugal. Kriolu is a hybrid language spoken by all Cape Verdeans, either native to the archipelago or located in ... More


Lisbon Rappers and the Labor of Location

Derek Pardue

in Cape Verde, Let's Go: Creole Rappers and Citizenship in Portugal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039676
eISBN:
9780252097768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039676.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the relationship of the microstructures of Kriolu phonemes and morphemes to Kriolu rap's narrative themes of discontented diaspora and unfulfilled membership. After providing a ... More


Suggestive Conclusions

Derek Pardue

in Cape Verde, Let's Go: Creole Rappers and Citizenship in Portugal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039676
eISBN:
9780252097768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039676.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book has shown how migration, citizenship, and identity—entangled in the tensions between agency and structure—converge in the rap music of Cape Verdeans in Portugal. It has explored how Kriolu ... More


We Are the Modern Levites: Three Gospel Music Scenes

John Burdick

in The Color of Sound: Race, Religion, and Music in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709221
eISBN:
9780814723135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709221.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a historical and ethnographic overview of the three music scenes which are the book's main foci. Gospel rap appeared in the early 1990s with the conversion to Protestantism of ... More


We Are All One in the Periferia: Blackness, Place, and Poverty in Gospel Rap

John Burdick

in The Color of Sound: Race, Religion, and Music in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709221
eISBN:
9780814723135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709221.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter turns to the ethnoracial ideas and practices of gospel rap, beginning with a preoccupation among rappers with the periferia, as a place marked by class deprivation and ethnoracial ... More


The Bible Is Full of Prophecies: Black Evangelical Musicians and Black Politics

John Burdick

in The Color of Sound: Race, Religion, and Music in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709221
eISBN:
9780814723135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709221.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers how the identities cultivated within each of the musical scenes influence musicians' attitudes toward struggles for racial justice. Gospel samba artists have a weak record of ... More


“Reharmonizing” the Generations: Rap, Poetry, and Hmong Oral Tradition

Nicholas Poss

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates how two Hmong artists musically vocalize those experiences shared by other minorities: as refugees, as persecuted subjects in the diaspora, as targets of racism, and as ... More


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