Rap Music and the Poetics of Identity

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Rap Music and the Poetics of Identity
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This is the first book to discuss in detail how rap music is put together musically. Whereas a great deal of popular music scholarship dismisses music analysis as irrelevant or of limited value, the present book argues that it can be crucial to cultural theory. It is unique for bringing together perspectives from music theory, musicology, cultural studies, critical theory, and communications. It is also the first scholarly book to discuss rap music in Holland, and the rap of Cree Natives in Canada, in addition to such mainstream artists as Ice Cube.
ISBN: 
9780521634472
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Binding: 
Paperback
Publication Date: 
April 27, 2000