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DJ Cultures

Pamela Burnard

in Musical Creativities in Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583942
eISBN:
9780191740671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the number of collective and individual creativities that arise in the practice of DJing. It takes a look at some very successful and creative DJs who are able to create ... More


Thug Life: Race, Gender, and the Meaning of Hip-Hop

Michael P. Jeffries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226395845
eISBN:
9780226395869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226395869.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Hip-hop has come a long way from its origins in the Bronx in the 1970s, when rapping and DJing were just part of a lively, decidedly local scene that also venerated b-boying and graffiti. Now hip-hop ... More


Herc: The New Cool in the Bronx

Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr.

in Break Beats in the Bronx: Rediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632759
eISBN:
9781469632773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632759.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 presents an overview of the historical context in which hip hop emerged. The first section describes the social and economic context of the South Bronx during the 1970s, drawing on ... More


The Racialization of Dj Culture

Antonio T. Tiongson

in Filipinos Represent: DJs, Racial Authenticity, and the Hip-hop Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679386
eISBN:
9781452948416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679386.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an account of Raquel Z. Rivera concerning the differential racialization history and trajectory of the four elements that make up hip-hop: MCing, writing, breaking, and DJing. ... More


“The Scratching Is What Got Me Hooked”: Filipino American DJs in the Bay Area

Antonio T. Tiongson

in Filipinos Represent: DJs, Racial Authenticity, and the Hip-hop Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679386
eISBN:
9781452948416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679386.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter presents interviews with Filipino American DJs based in San Francisco, namely Rygar, Rey-Jun, Statistix, Celskiii, Tease, One Tyme, and Soup-a-Crunk, and describes the nature of their ... More


The Normative Boundaries of Filipinoness

Antonio T. Tiongson

in Filipinos Represent: DJs, Racial Authenticity, and the Hip-hop Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679386
eISBN:
9781452948416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679386.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how Filipino American DJs turn to DJing to reconstitute “Filipinoness”, or what it means to be Filipino. Rather than signifying a “loss of culture” or a “loss of tradition” due ... More


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