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“You Will Not Be Able to Stay Home, [Sister]”

Joseph R. Fitzgerald

in The Struggle Is Eternal: Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176499
eISBN:
9780813176529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176499.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter starts by describing Gloria Richardson’s new life in New York City, but the story quickly moves back to Cambridge, Maryland. There, in the summer of 1967, she facilitated Black Power ... More


“Still Talking About My Generation!”: The Representation of Youth in Popular Music

Andy Bennett

in The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media Since 1950

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195342956
eISBN:
9780199894284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342956.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Rock and Roll became an important form of popular music, entering mainstream youth culture by white translators of black music such as Elvis Presley. Youth readily identified with the themes of Rock ... 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


You’re the Inspiration: Gen X and Stranger Things

Melissa Vosen Callens

in Ode to Gen X: Institutional Cynicism in Stranger Things and 1980s Film

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832412
eISBN:
9781496832467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832412.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Vosen Callens explores what it means to be a member of Generation X. Additionally, the chapter discusses pop culture’s profound impact on coming-of-age Gen Xers, serving as both ... More


King the Sellout, or Sellin’ Out King?: Hip Hop’s Martin Luther King Jr.

James L. Taylor

in Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811844
eISBN:
9781496811882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811844.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

Imani Perry of Princeton University has raised the following question: “Why does the hip hop audience believe that it is okay to embrace the past, to converse with it, without adhering to its ... More


In Hip Hop Time: Music, Memory, and Social Change in Urban Senegal

Catherine M. Appert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190913489
eISBN:
9780190913526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913489.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

In Hip Hop Time goes beyond popular narratives of hip hop resistance to address Senegalese hip hop—Rap Galsen—as a musical movement deeply tied to indigenous performance practices and changing social ... More


A Piece of the Rock: Post–Civil Rights Losses, Gains, and Remnants

Imani Perry

in May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638607
eISBN:
9781469638621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638607.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the rise of Black political power and modest desegregation gains of the 1970s and 80s. In the midst of the expansion of Black presence in the public eye, and the waning of ... More


The Seine’s Exceptional Bodies

Lia Brozgal

in Absent the Archive: Cultural Traces of a Massacre in Paris, 17 October 1961

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622386
eISBN:
9781800341289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622386.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 analyzes the anarchive’s representations of the Seine River. The notion of the iconic Parisian river as a mass burial site remains one of the most gruesome aspects of the massacre. While ... More


Doing Time and Doing It in Style

Milner S Ball

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines three forms of music by, for, or about the imprisoned. These include Gangsta Rap, Prison Songs, and Outlaw Country. This chapter's main concern is the image of the prison in ... More


Hip-Hop Goes to College: 9th Wonder and Little Brother

David Menconi

in Step It Up and Go: The Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from Blind Boy Fuller and Doc Watson to Nina Simone and Superchunk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469659350
eISBN:
9781469659374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659350.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American

North Carolina has always had a solid hip-hop scene, even if the state’s “Cackalacka” nickname has been synonymous with “rural rube” ever since the Queens trio A Tribe Called Quest’s 1991 song ... More


Producing the Black Badman: The Politics of SNCC in the Era of Rap Brown

Lisa M. Corrigan

in Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809070
eISBN:
9781496809117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809070.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter begins with an examination of the political context and rhetorical politics of urban rebellion as Rap Brown augmented the Black Power vernacular after the Cambridge riots and the ... 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


Politics and belonging in the music of Turkish-French rapper C-it

Annedith Schneider

in Turkish Immigration, Art and Narratives of Home in France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991494
eISBN:
9781526115348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991494.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the debates in France concerning communautarisme by analysing the work of rap musician C-it (Seyit Yakut). Communautarisme corresponds roughly to “identity politics,” but the ... More


Identity Games: Globalization and the Transformation of Media Cultures in the New Europe

Aniko Imre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262090452
eISBN:
9780262255127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262090452.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Eastern Europe's historically unprecedented and accelerated transition from late communism to late capitalism, coupled with media globalization, set in motion a scramble for cultural identity and a ... More


Sampling Myth

Catherine M. Appert

in In Hip Hop Time: Music, Memory, and Social Change in Urban Senegal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190913489
eISBN:
9780190913526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913489.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter traces how the stories people tell through and about hip hop produce diasporic connections. It introduces two fundamental and interlinked origin myths that are central to how music means ... More


Globalizing the Underground

Catherine M. Appert

in In Hip Hop Time: Music, Memory, and Social Change in Urban Senegal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190913489
eISBN:
9780190913526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913489.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter outlines the early history of Rap Galsen (Senegalese hip hop), showing the emergence of two originating schools: internationally circulating groups like Positive Black Soul (PBS), Daara ... More


“His Master’s Voice” and (R)evolutionary Signifyin’

M.I. Franklin

in Sampling Politics: Music and the Geocultural

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190855475
eISBN:
9780190855512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855475.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 turns to sampling as it is usually understood: integral to Hip-Hop culture. The track in point is “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” by Gil Scott-Heron, a track that others have ... More


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