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Insha’Allah/Ojalá, Yes Yes Y’all: Puerto Ricans (Re)examining and (Re)imagining Their Identities through Islam and Hip Hop

Omar Ramadan-Santiago

in Islam and the Americas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060132
eISBN:
9780813050584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060132.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Ramadan-Santiago discusses the ways some Puerto Rican Muslims claim membership in the global Hip Hop and Islamic communities where they have not historically been centrally positioned. They ... More


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

Antonio T. Tiongson Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679386
eISBN:
9781452948416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679386.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The “Hip-hop Nation” has been scouted, staked out, and settled by journalists and scholars alike. This book asks questions aimed at interrogating how nation is conceptualized within the context of ... More


Ethnicity and Extreme Locality in South Africa’s Multilingual Hip Hop Ciphas

Quentin E. Williams

in Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625696
eISBN:
9780190625726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625696.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter demonstrates how multilingual youth in South Africa´s multilingual Hip Hop ciphas forge a local variety of Hip Hop Nation Language that relies on the strategic and creative use of ... More


Hip-Hop Dance as Community Expression and Global Phenomenon

Moncell Durden

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Dance

The word hip-hop encompasses both a type of social dance and a broader sub-culture. This sub-culture is based in four expressive elements: graffiti art, deejaying, emceeing, and dancing. Today there ... More


Follow the Leader: Hip-hop Activism and theCirculation of Black Politics

Lester K. Spence

in Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669875
eISBN:
9781452947068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669875.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter deals with the circulation of hip-hop politics in relation to concepts about institutionalization, while tackling the question of how ideas about hip-hop and the post-civil rights ... More


Techniques: French Urban Dance in Intellectual Context

Felicia McCarren

in French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 6 puts hip hop and its pedagogy into the context of this French theory of practice, considering how a climate created by French intellectuals focusing on practice and understanding bodies as ... More


The Lower Frequencies: Hip-Hop Satire in the New Millennium

Kinohi Nishikawa

in Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781617039973
eISBN:
9781626740280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039973.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that hip-hop satire offers a critique of commercial hip-hop’s fetishization of racial authenticity. Mighty Casey, Childish Gambino, and Little Brother all challenge the ... More


Hip Hop on Film: Performance Culture, Urban Space, and Genre Transformation in the 1980s

Kimberly Monteyne

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039225
eISBN:
9781621039990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039225.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Early hip hop film musicals have either been expunged from cinema history or excoriated in brief passages by critics and other writers. Hip Hop on Film reclaims and reexamines productions such as ... More


French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Felicia McCarren

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

For more than two decades, le hip hop has shown France’s “other” face: danced by minorities associated with immigration and the suburbs, it has channeled rage against racism and unequal opportunity ... More


Vernacular Jazz Dance and Race in Hollywood Cinema

Susie Trenka

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0029
Subject:
Music, Dance

The manifold varieties of jazz dance have always dominated dance in mainstream American cinema. Given jazz dance’s African roots and its many manifestations in the African-American vernacular, it is ... More


White Pride/Black Music: Nordic Nationalist Rap and Reggae

Benjamin R. Teitelbaum

in Lions of the North: Sounds of the New Nordic Radical Nationalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190212599
eISBN:
9780190212629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212599.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores nationalists’ understandings of musical essentialism, of whether musical sounds can possess inherent and immutable political, cultural, or ethnic characters. It investigates ... More


Boys Only!: Gender-Based Pedagogical Practices in a Commercial Dance Studio

Carolyn Hebert

in Dance and Gender: An Evidence-Based Approach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062662
eISBN:
9780813051956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062662.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This ethnographic case study discusses the experiences of nine competitive male hip hop dancers as they participated in an all-male jazz technique class, which was taught by the researcher, in a ... More


Mediated Subjectivities

Pallabi Chakravorty

in This is How We Dance Now!: Performance in the Age of Bollywood and Reality Shows

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199477760
eISBN:
9780199091102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477760.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The chapter focuses on the televisual and lived experiences of the dancers and choreographers to connect the production of spectacle on the screen to their everyday lives. It captures these ... More


Jazz Dance Styles

Lindsay Guarino and Wendy Oliver

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter offers a brief overview of jazz dance styles. Styles that are defined include authentic jazz dance, tap dance, club jazz dance, jazz-influenced dance, rhythm-generated jazz dance, ... More


Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Lindsay Guarino and Wendy Oliver (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This multi-author textbook provides an in-depth look at the rich and varied history of jazz dance, from its African roots in early American society until today. The book is divided into six main ... More


Stepping On and Across Boundaries

Maxine Leeds Craig

in Sorry I Don't Dance: Why Men Refuse to Move

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199845279
eISBN:
9780199369614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845279.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Race and Ethnicity

Based on interviews and participant observation, this chapter foregrounds race as it examines the meanings attached to men’s bodies, to bodily movement, and to dance. It considers the interplay ... More


From Upstanding Citizen to North American Rapper and Back Again: The Racial Malleability of Poor Male Brazilian Youth

Jennifer Roth-Gordon

in Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190625696
eISBN:
9780190625726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625696.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter foregrounds the idea that bodies are racially malleable—that is, that people engage in daily practices (such as clothing, bodily aesthetics, and language) in order to change the ways ... More


Posthuman Rap

Justin Adams Burton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190235451
eISBN:
9780190235499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190235451.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Posthuman Rap listens for the ways contemporary rap maps an existence outside the traditional boundaries of what it means to be human. Contemporary humanity is shaped in neoliberal terms, where being ... More


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