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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 345–357.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Nicholas Gamso This essay considers the political efficacy of hip-hop, as genre and as lifestyle, three decades after it emerged from the South Bronx and as its artists and cultural critics variously mourn, endure, and embrace its institutionalization. I look at three recent critical works on hip...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 371–376.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Murray Forman References Asante M. K. Jr. 2008 . It's Bigger than Hip Hop: The Rise of the Post-Hip-Hop Generation . New York : St. Martin's Press . Chang Jeff 2005 . Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation . New York : St. Martin's Press...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (2): 241–260.
Published: 01 July 2023
.... The outraged reaction exhibited by politicians, audiences, and the national media reveal an unexplored archive of exchanges, miscommunications, and negotiations between, on one hand, a long list of hip-hop household names—including Jay-Z, Nas, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and many others—who have incorporated...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Murray Forman Close to the Edge: In Search of the Global Hip Hop Generation , By Fernandes Sujatha , London : Verso , 2012 , 204 pages, $19.95/£25.00 (paperback) ISBN 978-1-84467-741-2 © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 The historical and cultural analysis of global...
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2024
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., and perspective. It explores the compression of time through the acceleration of movement and measures the velocity of a counterculture that has “hopped up” the machinery of repression as it approaches final impact. This essay discusses the film in the context of issues surrounding individual liberty and national...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 64–78.
Published: 01 March 2022
... musicians whose art was historically a form of lament. She contrasts this with the versions of rap and hip-hop that, she says, use “cool” to distance men from their feelings. Whether empowering or a form of further disenfranchisement, the strategies of cool are the subject of this article. It asks how...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 March 2020
... surrounding large metropolitan areas. In the 1990s, rap, hip-hop, and acclaimed “ banlieue ” (suburb) films like Mathieu Kassovitz’s La haine (1995) brought the banlieues and their residents into public consciousness, in France and internationally. However, to this day, the religious, cultural, economic...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 375–390.
Published: 01 November 2008
... somehow spontaneously come into existence. Kubrick was hopping. ‘It’s like they think it was some kind of immaculate fucking conception,’ he exclaimed with the ultrarighteous indignation of someone caught in an unsuccessful bribery attempt” ( Southern 2001: 84 ). As has been said this understanding of Dr...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2006
... an additional, exclusive SARS channel, which broadcast television actors doing their bit to encourage self-monitoring. A hip-hop song was commissioned by the Ministry of Community Development and Sports, “SARS Rap,” performed by the local well-known comedian, Gurmit Singh, with instructions of what to do...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 137–158.
Published: 01 July 2006
... of maintaining a sense of dignity in oppressive conditions. There is an obvious line here from slavery through mid-twentieth century hipster and jazz culture to present-day street style, hip-hop, and rap. Cool in its diverse manifestations historically in different places and amongst white people...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., Television, Hippy culture, Anti-Vietnam War, CND Derivative, confected, recombined and commodified cultural forms: Hard Rock, Glam, Retro, world music, cyberculture. Rapid commodification of new culture forms, i.e., punk, Hip-hop, social networking This line of argument may be read as an extension...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 189–218.
Published: 01 July 2011
... of severe economic restriction following the collapse of the socialist bloc, in recent years Cuba's Nueva Trova Movement has become multifaceted, with its social commentary encompassing music theater, jazz, hip hop, rock, the blues, photography, the plastic arts, and dance ( Kronenberg 2005...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 255–278.
Published: 01 November 2021
... made some choices that I wouldn't have made. But I'm riding down Pennsylvania Avenue. Again, I've only been here about seventeen times. And probably seven of those times was to check out the hotel I'm building on Pennsylvania Avenue and then I hop on the plane and I go back. So I've been...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012
... culture, in particular hip-hop gangster rap, ghetto exploitation films, and black thug-life fashion and celebrities, emulated as well by white, Latino, Asian, and other ethnic youth as a guise of hard masculinity. The hoods, masks, sweatshirts, and baggy pants marked the uniform, and the thugs caught...