Hip hop world /

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by Higgins, Dalton.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Series: Groundwork guides. Published by : Groundwood Books, (Berkeley, CA :) Physical details: 144 p. ; 18 cm. Subject(s): Rap (Music) --History and criticism. | Hip-hop. Year : 2009 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 781.649 HIG Available

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The audacity of hip hop -- The old school and the elements -- What's race got to do with it? -- Hip hop's economic stimulus plan -- Hip hop herstory and pride rap -- Rap's social conscience -- The globalization of hip hop -- Black to the future -- International hip hop timeline.

Examines the development and characteristics of hip-hop, describing its inspiration from Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Jamaica, as well as its racial, multicultural, and multilingual influences.