Rap and Religion  Understanding the Gangsta s God
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Rap and Religion Understanding the Gangsta s God


  • Author : Ebony A. Utley
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2012-06-11
  • Genre: Music
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780313376696


Rap and Religion Understanding the Gangsta s God Book Description :

This book provides an enlightening, representative account of how rappers talk about God in their lyrics—and why a sense of religion plays an intrinsic role within hip hop culture. • A bibliography of cited sources on rap music and hip hop culture • An index of key terms and artists • A discography of rap songs with religious themes...

Rap and Religion

Rap and Religion


  • Author : Ebony A. Utley
  • Publisher : Praeger Pub Text
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Music
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  • ISBN 10 : 0313376689


Rap and Religion Book Description :

This book provides an enlightening, representative account of how rappers talk about God in their lyrics—and why a sense of religion plays an intrinsic role within hip hop culture....

Between God and Gangsta Rap

Between God and Gangsta Rap


  • Author : Michael Eric Dyson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: African American arts.
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  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015034544869


Between God and Gangsta Rap Book Description :

Offering a multifaceted view of African-American issues, a collection of essays brings together writings on music, religion, politics, and identity under such headings as "Testimonials," "Obsessed with O. J.," and "Lessons." UP....

Hip Hop s Amnesia
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Hip Hop s Amnesia


  • Author : Reiland Rabaka
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2012-05-18
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780739174937


Hip Hop s Amnesia Book Description :

What did rap music and hip hop culture inherit from the spirituals, classic blues, ragtime, classic jazz, and bebop? What did rap music and hip hop culture inherit from the Black Women’s Club Movement, New Negro Movement, Harlem Renaissance, Hipster Movement, and Black Muslim Movement? In Hip Hop’s Amnesia award-winning author, spoken-word artist, and multi-instrumentalist Reiland Rabaka answers these questions by rescuing and reclaiming the often-overlooked early twentieth century origins and evolution of rap music and hip hop culture....

Homeland Insecurity

Homeland Insecurity


  • Author : Daniel White Hodge
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2018-07-31
  • Genre: Religion
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780830890873


Homeland Insecurity Book Description :

Even though the North American context is changing, most missiological approaches continue under colonialist assumptions. Focusing on the framework of Hip Hop theology, Daniel White Hodge shows us how to radically engage with emerging adult populations, critiquing the impaired missiology of imperialist and white supremacist approaches to modern, urban short-term missions....

Religion in Hip Hop

Religion in Hip Hop


  • Author : Monica R. Miller
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-04-23
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781472507228


Religion in Hip Hop Book Description :

Now a global and transnational phenomenon, hip hop culture continues to affect and be affected by the institutional, cultural, religious, social, economic and political landscape of American society and beyond. Over the past two decades, numerous disciplines have taken up hip hop culture for its intellectual weight and contributions to the cultural life and self-understanding of the United States. More recently, the academic study of religion has given hip hop culture closer and more critical attention, yet this conversation is often limited to discussions of hip hop and traditional understandings of religion and a methodological hyper-focus on lyrical and textual analyses. Religion in Hip Hop: Mapping the Terrain provides an important step in advanc...

Holy Hip Hop in the City of Angels

Holy Hip Hop in the City of Angels


  • Author : Christina Zanfagna
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-29
  • Genre: Music
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780520296206


Holy Hip Hop in the City of Angels Book Description :

At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. In the 1990s, Los Angeles was home to numerous radical social and environmental eruptions. In the face of several major earthquakes and floods, riots and economic insecurity, police brutality and mass incarceration, some young black Angelenos turned to holy hip hop—a movement merging Christianity and hip hop culture—to “save” themselves and the city. Converting street corners to open-air churches and gangsta rap beats into anthems of praise, holy hip hoppers used gospel rap to navigate complicated social and spiritual realities and to...

Hip Hop   s Hostile Gospel

Hip Hop s Hostile Gospel


  • Author : Daniel White Hodge
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2016-11-17
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9789004210608


Hip Hop s Hostile Gospel Book Description :

In this book, Hodge takes into account the Christological, theological, and ecclesiological ruminations of a selected group of Hip Hop and rap song lyrics, interviews, and interviews from those defined as Hip Hoppers....

Raw
Score: 3.5
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Raw


  • Author : Lamont "U-God" Hawkins
  • Publisher : Picador
  • Release Date : 2018-03-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781250191182


Raw Book Description :

Selected as a Best Book of the Year by Esquire "Couldn't put it down." – Charlamagne Tha God "Mesmerizing." – Raekwon da Chef "Insightful, moving, necessary." – Shea Serrano "Cathartic." –The New Yorker "A classic." –The Washington Post The explosive, never-before-told story behind the historicrise of the Wu-Tang Clan, as told by one of its founding members, Lamont "U-God" Hawkins. “It’s time to write down not only my legacy, but the story of nine dirt-bomb street thugs who took our everyday life—scrappin’ and hustlin’and tryin’ to survive in the urban jungle of New York City—and turned that into something bigger than we could possibly imagine, something that took us out of the projects for good, which was the only thing we al...

The Holy Profane

The Holy Profane


  • Author : Teresa L. Reed
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Music
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  • ISBN 10 : 0813127939


The Holy Profane Book Description :

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