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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 55–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Petra R. Rivera-Rideau In 2012, reggaeton artist Tego Calderón released a music video for his song “Robin Hood.” The video tells the story of a man who aids a group of undocumented Dominican immigrants to Puerto Rico. Through a close reading of “Robin Hood,” this essay argues that Calderón...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 1–23.
Published: 01 July 2022
... the mournfully irreverent dance performances of the Afro-Boricua bomba dancer Clara Isabel Díaz, the patería combativa (combative queer voguing) of Aldrin Manuel Cañals, and the reggaetón perreo of queer feminist activists Perra Mística and Kaya Té as gestures of loss and mourning that both demand redress...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 154–162.
Published: 01 July 2022
... in the master’s style, a style that excludes consideration of the sensorium, emotions, and imagines the head at odds with the body” (107). I see feelings as tools to mark the humanity of those rendered nonhuman by Western modernity. Elsewhere, I have argued that Puerto Rican reggaetón artist Ivy Queen’s...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2018
... histories of hip-hop and reggae. He coedited Reggaeton (2009) and complements his academic work with music criticism for magazines and by releasing research-related mashups and mixes on his blog, wayne&wax . C hris M offat is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of History, Queen...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 150–160.
Published: 01 October 2006
..., dancehall has become an international currency for Jamaica in every sense of the word. It is however, especially worth noting the assimilation of dancehall personae, rhythms, and identity into the emergent reggaeton craze, rooted in Puerto Rico but now ubiquitous across urban Latin America, North...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2016
... , and the Journal of Popular Music Studies , and in the edited volumes Reggaeton (2009) and Pop When the World Falls Apart (2012). A ngelika W allace -W hitfield (whose work appears on the cover of this issue) is currently working toward her BA honors in the history and philosophy of art at the University...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 194–196.
Published: 01 July 2022
... of the webseries Decolonize That! P etra R. R ivera -R ideau is associate professor of American studies at Wellesley College. She is author of Remixing Reggaetón: The Cultural Politics of Race in Puerto Rico (2015) and coeditor, with Jennifer A. Jones and Tianna S. Paschel, of Afro-Latin@s in Movement...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 173–179.
Published: 01 July 2014
... and Martina are important tools for getting the sound system more in tune with the queer and feminist frequencies it also carries. He tackles Paul Gilroy's critique of “the racialized bio-politics of fucking” ( SB , 184) in hip-hop, a politics one can also discern in dancehall, reggaeton, baile funk...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 164–174.
Published: 01 March 2016
... at the back of the bar are more likely to play a cerebral mix of rock and reggaeton; or the jazz-tinged Cuban salsa known as timba ; or the smoky songs of love gone wrong, called filín (feeling); or a deconstructed treatment of the Cuban love songs called boleros ; or a groovy fusion of Cuban rumba, funk...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 193–204.
Published: 01 October 2006
... that: Bhangra has a diaspora of its own with Canadian and African iterations that ultimately expands the definition, scope, and influence of dancehall. Links can therefore be made into a transnational soundscape to other genres directly influenced by dancehall such as kwaito, reggaeton, makossa...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 120–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., Colonial Phantoms . See also Petra R. Rivera-Rideau, Remixing Reggaetón: The Cultural Politics of Race in Puerto Rico (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015). 12 See Lisa Sánchez González, “Modernism and Boricua Literature: A Reconsideration of Arturo Schomburg and William Carlos Williams...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 174–185.
Published: 01 October 2006
..., reggaeton, makossa, samba reggae, and Afro beat, among others. The risk is that readers could slip into a kind of Dawesian reading: “Cooper is never exhaustive . . . the metaphor of forerunner who clears the ground for more lasting cultivation suits Cooper’s work here very well. She manages in each...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 36–49.
Published: 01 July 2021
... herself as an artist. 7 Cortijo y su Combo, “Maquinolandera,” on Cortijo y su Combo Invites You to Dance , Seeco Records, 1958; and Cortijo y su Combo, “Bombón de canela,” on Con todos los hierros , Tico Records, New York, 1967. 8 Petra Rivera-Rideau, “‘Cocolos Modernos’: Salsa, Reggaetón...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 128–143.
Published: 01 July 2018
... in order to go to Nueva York because he wanted a good life for his two kids. A popular reggaetón song blaring from radios that summer hammered out a message that all women marked by foreignness were accosted by in the streets: “Yo quiero una americana, pa’ mangar mi visa.” 43 Each time we have...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 180–198.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of these creole legacies is to be located. Music provides fertile ground for the further exploration and excavation of Caribbean creolization. Of the many rhythms that infuse the Caribbean cultural landscape, including reggae, ska, calypso, soca, zouk, cadence, compas, salsa, son, timba, rumba, and reggaeton...