Week 7: From the street: the birth of hip-hop

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Bennett, A (2001) Cultures of Popular Music, Open University Press, Chapter 6

Decker, Jeffrey Louis (1993) ‘The State of Rap: Time and Place in Hip Hop Nationalism’, Social Text, No. 34, pp. 53-84

Demers, Joanna (2003) ‘Sampling the 1970s in hip-hop’, in Popular Music, Vol 22, Iss 1, pp.41-56 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0261143003003039

Dimitriadis, Greg (1996) ‘Hip hop: from live performance to mediated narrative’, Popular Music, Vol 15, Iss 2, pp.179-194 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0261143000008102

George, N. 1993. ‘Hip-Hop’s Founding Fathers Speak the Truth’, The Source, November, pp. 44-5

Hess, Mickey (2005) ‘Metal Faces, Rap Masks: Identity and Resistance in Hip Hop’s Persona Artist’, in Popular Music and Society, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp.297-311

Hess, Mickey (2006) ‘Hip-hop Realness and the White Performer’ in  Critical Studies in Media Communication, Vol 22, No. 5, pp. 372-389, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07393180500342878 

Keyes, C.L (1991) ‘Rappin’ to the beat: rap music as street culture among African Americans’, Doctoral thesis, Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International

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