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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? How did black popular music and black popular culture between 1900 and the 1950s influen ...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 and Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is the author of several books, including Against Epistemic Apartheid: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Disciplinary Decadence of Sociology; Forms of Fanonism: Frantz Fanon’s Critical Theory and the Dialectics of Decolonization; Concepts of Cabralism: Amilcar Cabral and Africana Critical Theo ...moreMore about Reiland Rabaka...