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Social Text (1 December 2012) 30 (4 (113)): 25–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Nouri Gana This essay approaches the phenomenon of Arab rap music as an emergent form of cultural and communal intelligibility and solidarity; its simultaneous influence on and indebtedness to global hip-hop and youth cultural movements has transformed it into an increasingly transnational...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2012
... histories of settler colonialism for ’48 Palestinians, who are simultaneously visible/invisible, indigenous/inauthentic, and absent/present. We argue that this new genre of rap reimagines the geography of the nation, linking the experiences of these “’48 Palestinians” to those in the West Bank, in Gaza, and...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Derek Pardue This article brings a “drama perspective” to the analysis of Kriolu rap in Lisbon, Portugal. Kriolu is the language and identity of Cape Verdeans both at home on the archipelago nation-state located 350 miles to the west of Senegal in the Atlantic Ocean as well as among the diverse...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): np.
Published: 01 December 2003
... is visiting assistant professor at the Annen- berg School for Communication, University of Southern California, where he teaches in the Entertainment Department. He is currently devel- oping a book The World Is Yours: Rap, Risk, and Reward in the Age of Global Capital. Barbara Spindel is a...
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Social Text (1 December 2003) 21 (4 (77)): 69–97.
Published: 01 December 2003
... with the bottom-most layers of minority communities deemed more valu- able for the sake of the global entertainment complex than had been pre- viously thought possible, rap music unit sales escalated significantly. In 2000, for example...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 75–93.
Published: 01 September 2013
... violence is qualitatively different from the sometimes serious violence of the punk rock posture, or the murderer persona of ragga, dancehall, and rap. Yet it remains intimately linked with certain trajectories of these musical formations, both affectively...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 21–47.
Published: 01 June 2002
... track.24 Often producers provide guest raps, and the artists themselves acknowl- edge their production wizards in the lyrics, providing something akin to aural signatures.25 On Ginuwine’s “Same Ol’ G,” Timbaland half sings and half raps, with the performer constantly sonically inscribing his own...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 123–127.
Published: 01 September 2009
... more articles about music than ever before (hip-hop at home and abroad, gangster rap, radio in India, to name a few examples); it began to look at alternative television and other sites of practice bent on challenging the mainstream media; its conceptualization of audiences and their uses of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 129–133.
Published: 01 September 2009
... for collective-making contained within mass cultural writing. In the 1990s, Social Text published more articles about music than ever before (hip-hop at home and abroad, gangster rap, radio in India, to name a few examples); it began to look at alternative television and other sites of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 134–135.
Published: 01 September 2009
... for collective-making contained within mass cultural writing. In the 1990s, Social Text published more articles about music than ever before (hip-hop at home and abroad, gangster rap, radio in India, to name a few examples); it began to look at alternative television and other sites of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 136–140.
Published: 01 September 2009
... for collective-making contained within mass cultural writing. In the 1990s, Social Text published more articles about music than ever before (hip-hop at home and abroad, gangster rap, radio in India, to name a few examples); it began to look at alternative television and other sites of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 141–146.
Published: 01 September 2009
... music than ever before (hip-hop at home and abroad, gangster rap, radio in India, to name a few examples); it began to look at alternative television and other sites of practice bent on challenging the mainstream media; its conceptualization of audiences and their uses of culture became far more...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 147–151.
Published: 01 September 2009
... for collective-making contained within mass cultural writing. In the 1990s, Social Text published more articles about music than ever before (hip-hop at home and abroad, gangster rap, radio in India, to name a few examples); it began to look at alternative television and other sites of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 152–153.
Published: 01 September 2009
... music than ever before (hip-hop at home and abroad, gangster rap, radio in India, to name a few examples); it began to look at alternative television and other sites of practice bent on challenging the mainstream media; its conceptualization of audiences and their uses of culture became far more...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 2009
... more articles about music than ever before (hip-hop at home and abroad, gangster rap, radio in India, to name a few examples); it began to look at alternative television and other sites of practice bent on challenging the mainstream media; its conceptualization of audiences and their uses of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 159–163.
Published: 01 September 2009
... more articles about music than ever before (hip-hop at home and abroad, gangster rap, radio in India, to name a few examples); it began to look at alternative television and other sites of practice bent on challenging the mainstream media; its conceptualization of audiences and their uses of...
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Social Text (1 September 2009) 27 (3 (100)): 164–168.
Published: 01 September 2009
... music than ever before (hip-hop at home and abroad, gangster rap, radio in India, to name a few examples); it began to look at alternative television and other sites of practice bent on challenging the mainstream media; its conceptualization of audiences and their uses of culture became far more...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 113–133.
Published: 01 June 2008
... swoon in its presence, boys would want to imitate it, and to claim its capacities of ensorcellment for themselves. Rock, heavy metal, punk, and rap would, at different times, seem to realize and then apotheosize this danger. But that is to get ahead of...
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Social Text (1 June 2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
... clerical culture of Western science . New York: Knopf. Rose, Tricia. 1994 . Black noise: Rap music and black culture in contemporary America . Hanover, N.H.:Wesleyan University Press. Rushton, J. Philippe. 1995 . Race,evolution, and behavior . New Brunswick, N.J.:Transaction. Said, Edward...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 21–41.
Published: 01 March 2013
... “Mrs. Officer,” from his 2008 albumTha Carter III, Lil’ Wayne (Dwayne Carter) raps about getting pulled over by a female cop who then pulls him into her patrol car and makes him have sex with her. The song celebrates his sexual prowess, but does so over a jarring subtext of state power. The...