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- Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 29.99
Responding to the development of a lively hip hop culture in Central and Eastern European countries, this interdisciplinary study demonstrates how a universal model of hip hop serves as a contextually situated platform of cultural exchange and becomes locally inflected. After the Soviet Union fell, hip hop became popular in urban environments in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
This book explores the highly-valued, and often highly-charged, ideal of authenticity in hip-hop ? what it is, why it is important, and how it affects the day-to-day life of rap artists. By analyzing the practices, identities, and struggles that shape the lives of rappers in the London scene, the study exposes the strategies and tactics that hip-hop... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.09
BBC Radio 6 Music is the place for alternative music ? and this is the quiz for its fans. From indie pop and iconic rock to trip hop, electronica and dance, these questions will test your knowledge of the last 60 years of floor-fillers, cult classics and the best B-sides to the limit. Including dedicated quizzes on your favourite 6 Music shows,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This book investigates the discursive and performative strategies employed by Australian Indigenous rappers to make sense of the world and establish a position of authority over their identity and place in society. Focusing on the aesthetics, the language, and the performativity of Hip Hop, this book pays attention to the life stance, the philosophy,... more...
- Octopus 2016; US$ 31.99
Putting the style in your stylus, Vinyl Me, Please is more than your average book of music recommendations. Brought to you by the vinyl subscription club of the same name - 'the best damn record club there is'* - Vinyl Me, Please is a lively, visually handsome guide to the 100 albums you need to own on vinyl and why, with added extras: cocktail... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 29.00
While the history of the Civil Rights Movement, from Rosa Parks to Martin Luther King, is one of the great American stories of the twentieth century, the related Black Power movement has left a more complex legacy. Its original leaders, Stokely Carmichael and Willie Ricks, were Black Nationalists, advocating a militant and extremist approach to tackle... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 31.99
Shortlisted for the Penderyn Music Book Prize 2017 13 years ago, from the depths of Bow E3, the voice of a generation emerged. It was dark, it was angry, it was loud, it was unapologetic. It was provocative and fiercely independent. It was the brittle sound of disillusionment, resentment and despair, but also the voice of hope... ... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2016; US$ 26.00
?Kanye West Owes Me $300 might be the funniest rap memoir ever.? ?LA Weekly After Vanilla Ice, but before Eminem, there was "Hot Karl," the Jewish kid from the L.A. suburbs who became a rap battling legend?and then almost became a star. When 12-year old Jensen Karp got his first taste of rapping for crowds at his friend's bar mitzvah... more...
- Publish Green 2016; US$ 4.99
The book, Hip Hop Aint Dead: Its Livin In the White House, is about a man, Barack Obama, who made history. By first, becoming the first Black President in the history of the United States, and second, shattering the mold of conventional politics by making hip hop culture his political ally. Obamas public relationship with hip... more...