Hip Hop Intellectual Resistance
As an engaging philosophical work of social critique and cultural commentary, A. Shahid Stover ignites a series of explosive critical interrogations which explore a tense unity of Hip Hop aesthetics and radical social theory. Written with the compelling audacity of a young iconoclast, Stover challenges the reader with an elevated critical discourse which remains diligently...more
Paperback, 132 pages
Published August 13th 2009 by Xlibris Corporation
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I first heard A. Shahid Stover's voice from the audience at a Brecht Forum course in New York City. In his collection of essays, Hip Hop Intellectual Resistance, Stover calls for a new look at modern day resistance in the same strong voice. He uses examples from rap artists pulled from his own background as an underground emcee in NYC. The existential essays came out in 2009 as interrogations of how we see our world contrasting with what media shows us about our world. He launches his questions...more