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The Resource Hip hop Africa : new African music in a globalizing world, edited by Eric Charry, (electronic resource)

Hip hop Africa : new African music in a globalizing world, edited by Eric Charry, (electronic resource)

Label
Hip hop Africa : new African music in a globalizing world
Title
Hip hop Africa
Title remainder
new African music in a globalizing world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Eric Charry
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hip Hop Africa explores a new generation of Africans who are not only consumers of global musical currents, but also active and creative participants. Eric Charry and an international group of contributors look carefully at youth culture and the explosion of hip hop in Africa, the embrace of other contemporary genres, including reggae, ragga, and gospel music, and the continued vitality of drumming. Covering Senegal, Mali, C?ote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, and South Africa, this volume offers unique perspectives on the presence and development of hip hop and other musi
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
782.421649096
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3531
LC item number
.H565 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • discographies
  • filmographies
Series statement
African expressive cultures
Label
Hip hop Africa : new African music in a globalizing world, edited by Eric Charry, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.library.enc.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=488583
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes discography, videography, and webography
Color
multicolored
Contents
A capsule history of African rap \ Eric Charry -- Rap stories (Ghana and South Africa). The birth of Ghanaian hiplife : urban style, black thought, proverbial speech \ Jesse Weaver Shipley ; A genre coming of age : transformation, difference, and authenticity in the rap music and hip hop culture of South Africa \ Lee Watkins -- Griots and messengers (Senegal, C?ote d'Ivoire, and Malawi). The rapper as modern griot : reclaiming ancient traditions \ Patricia Tang ; Promises of the chameleon : reggae artist Tiken Jah Fakoly's intertextual contestation of power in C?ote d'Ivoire \ Daniel B. Reed ; Style, message, and meaning in Malawian youth rap and ragga performances \ John Fenn -- Identity and hybridity (Mali and Nigeria). Mapping cosmopolitan identities : rap music and male youth culture in Mali \ Dorothea E. Schulz ; Nigerian hip hop : exploring a black world hybrid \ Stephanie Shonekan -- East coast (Kenya and Tanzania). The local and global in Kenyan rap and hip hop culture \ Jean Ngoya Kidula ; Imitation and innovation in the music, dress, and camps of Tanzanian youth \ Alex Perullo -- Popular music panoramas (Ghana and Malawi). Contemporary Ghanaian popular music since the 1980s \ John Collins ; Popular music and young male audiences in contemporary Malawi \ Jochen Seebode -- Drumming (Mali). Urban drumming : traditional jembe celebration music in a west African city (Bamako) \ Rainer Polak -- Music for an African twenty-first century \ Eric Charry
Control code
ocn813844885
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253005823
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)813844885
Label
Hip hop Africa : new African music in a globalizing world, edited by Eric Charry, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.library.enc.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=488583
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes discography, videography, and webography
Color
multicolored
Contents
A capsule history of African rap \ Eric Charry -- Rap stories (Ghana and South Africa). The birth of Ghanaian hiplife : urban style, black thought, proverbial speech \ Jesse Weaver Shipley ; A genre coming of age : transformation, difference, and authenticity in the rap music and hip hop culture of South Africa \ Lee Watkins -- Griots and messengers (Senegal, C?ote d'Ivoire, and Malawi). The rapper as modern griot : reclaiming ancient traditions \ Patricia Tang ; Promises of the chameleon : reggae artist Tiken Jah Fakoly's intertextual contestation of power in C?ote d'Ivoire \ Daniel B. Reed ; Style, message, and meaning in Malawian youth rap and ragga performances \ John Fenn -- Identity and hybridity (Mali and Nigeria). Mapping cosmopolitan identities : rap music and male youth culture in Mali \ Dorothea E. Schulz ; Nigerian hip hop : exploring a black world hybrid \ Stephanie Shonekan -- East coast (Kenya and Tanzania). The local and global in Kenyan rap and hip hop culture \ Jean Ngoya Kidula ; Imitation and innovation in the music, dress, and camps of Tanzanian youth \ Alex Perullo -- Popular music panoramas (Ghana and Malawi). Contemporary Ghanaian popular music since the 1980s \ John Collins ; Popular music and young male audiences in contemporary Malawi \ Jochen Seebode -- Drumming (Mali). Urban drumming : traditional jembe celebration music in a west African city (Bamako) \ Rainer Polak -- Music for an African twenty-first century \ Eric Charry
Control code
ocn813844885
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253005823
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)813844885

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