Week 9 Lecture B materials: Rap, authenticity, commerce and capitalism



Regina N. Bradley (2014) ‘Kanye West’s Sonic [Hip-hop] Cosmopolitanism’ in Julius Bailey (ed), The Cultural Impact of Kanye West, Palgrave

Akilah N. Folami (2007) ‘From Habermas to “Get Rich or Die Tryin”: Hip Hop, the Telecommunications Act of 1996, and the Black Public Sphere’, Michigan Journal of Race and the Law, Vol 12: 235

Jon Caramonica (2013) ‘Behind Kanye’s Mask’, New York Timeshttp://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/16/arts/music/kanye-west-talks-about-his-career-and-album-yeezus.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

Stephanie Convery (2014) ‘In defence of Iggy Azalea: on racism, naivety and a twisted cluster of exploitation’, The Guardianhttp://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/oct/03/-sp-in-defence-of-iggy-azalea-on-racism-naivety-and-a-twisted-cluster-of-exploitation

Margaret Hunter (2011) ‘Shake it, Baby, Shake it: Consumption and the New Gender Relation in Hip-Hop’, Sociological Perspectives, Vol  54, No. 1, pp. 15-36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/sop.2011.54.1.15 [alt link]

Andrew Marantz,  (2014) ‘Old School: The d.j. Peter Rosenberg, hip-hop’s reigning purist.’ New Yorkerhttp://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/04/07/old-school-2

Jason Rodriquez (2006) ‘Color-Blind Ideology and the Cultural Appropriation of Hip-Hop’, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 2, Vol 35, No 6, p645-668 http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0891241606286997

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