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Hip Hop World

By Dalton Higgins

"[The Groundwork Guides] are excellent books, mandatory for school libraries and the increasing body of young people prepared to take ownership of the situations and problems previous generations have left them." -- Globe and Mail

Hip hop is arguably the predominant global youth subculture of this generation. In this book Dalton Higgins takes vivid snapshots of the hip hop scenes in Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and more.

American hip hop has gone through growing pains, and is questioned for being too commercialized to articulate the hopes, concerns and dreams of marginal youth and community members. Outside the US, hip hop culture is often a political tool to mobilize disenfranchised communities around hard issues, with little support from mainstream corporations or sponsors.

Higgins taps into his own powers of pop culture prognostication to predict the future of the genre and the youth culture that spawned it, as hip hop spreads its tentacles to the furthest reaches of humanity.

Format

Book

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ISBN

9780888999108


Format: Book
Author: Higgins, Dalton
Summary: 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.
Title: Hip hop world / Dalton Higgins.
Publisher Date: Berkeley, CA : Groundwood Books, c2009.
Subject: Rap (Music) -- History and criticism -- Teen literature Hip-hop -- Teen literature
Isbn: 9780888999108 0888999100 9780888999115 (pbk.) 0888999119 (pbk.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 7
System Items Total: 7
Call Number: 306.484249 Hig
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Bib Id: 333396

Format: Book
Author: Higgins, Dalton
Summary: 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.
Title: Hip hop world / Dalton Higgins.
Publisher, Date: Berkeley, CA : Groundwood Books, c2009.
Description: 144 p. ; 18 cm.
Series: Groundwork guides
Series: Groundwork guides
Subjects: Rap (Music) -- History and criticism -- Teen literature
Subjects: Hip-hop -- Teen literature
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: 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.
LCCN: 2009529162
ISBN: 9780888999108
ISBN: 0888999100
ISBN: 9780888999115 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0888999119 (pbk.)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 7
Total Copies: 7
Call Number: 306.484249 Hig