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Hip Hop's Amnesia: From Blues and the Black Women's Club Movement to Rap and the Hip Hop Movement
by Reiland Rabaka (Goodreads Author)
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 ...more
ebook, 384 pages
Published May 18th 2012 by Lexington Books
(first published January 1st 2012)
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god i don't know what to say. i feel like i could totally kick it with reiland. we could chat for hours but this book, god, this book. i could barely get through this book. and it made me upset, this whole thing. there is a lot of great information in this book. i take it that it was written maybe as a... text book? it's written that way, as something that would introduce you to a lot of really really really important ideas on a broad range of topics. i admire the author's spirituality, too. jus ...more
Reiland Rabaka is Professor of African, African American, and Caribbean Studies in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he also has affiliations with the Women & Gender Studies Program, Humanities Program, Center for Studies of Ethnicity and Race in America (CSERA), School of Education, and College of Music. His cultural criticism, social commentary, ...moreMore about Reiland Rabaka...