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Hip Hop America

by Nelson George

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Published by Penguin USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24254606M
ISBN 109781101004906, 9781101007303, 9781101006702

Rap itself--the rhymes spoken over hip-hop music--began as a commentary on the ability--or "skillz"--of a particular DJ while that DJ was playing records at a hip-hop event. MCs, the forerunners of today's rap artists, introduced DJs and their songs and often recognized the presence of friends in the audience at hip-hop performances. George has authored 15 non-fiction books, including the bestseller The Michael Jackson Story in , Blackface: Reflections on African-Americans and the Movies in , Elevating the Game: Black Men and basketball in , and Hip Hop America in Born: September 1, (age 62), Brooklyn, New York, US.

Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America-The Rap Book Of The Year Book. Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America-The Rap Book Of The Year Book. From executive producers Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, Alex Gibney, and directors Erik Parker and One9, don’t miss AMC’s all-new documentary series HIP HOP: THE SONGS THAT SHOOK AMERICA.   Bakari Kitwana is a culture critic who's been tracking American hip hop for years. He's the author of Why White Kids Love Hip Hop: Wangstas, Wiggers, Wannabes, and the New Reality of Race in America.

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HIP HOP AMERICA Nelson George is the author of ten nonfiction books on African-American culture and of four novels. He has received two ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards, a Grammy, and two American Book Awards from the Before Columbus Foundation for Hip Hop America and Elevating the by:   The book circles around african american history, and then what later became Hip Hop.

Nelson George tells stories from the past and how it affected african american culture. Hip Hop America was an amazing book, it had insight from the past and how it affects us today and in the future/5.

PENGUIN BOOKS. HIP HOP AMERICA Nelson George is the author of ten nonfiction books on African-American culture and of four novels. He has received two ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards, a Grammy, and two American Book Awards from the Before Columbus /5(34). Hip Hop America. With a new Introduction by the author, Hip Hop America is the definitive account of the society-altering collision between black youth culture and the mass media.

Winner of the American Book. Hip Hop America is not the story of an embittered minority breaking out of the ghetto, or of a marginal culture, or of a passing fad.

It chronicles a generation coming of age at a moment of extreme racial confusion—in these years since official apartheid was legislated out of existence and de facto segregation grew—that has been grappling with what equality means during the worst economic Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

About Hip Hop America. From Nelson George, supervising producer and writer of the hit Netflix series, “The Get Down, Hip Hop America Hip Hop America book the definitive account of the society-altering collision between black youth culture and the mass media.

Thoroughly researched, thoroughly in tune with the culture, Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide profiles two dozen specific hip hop scenes across the United States, showing how Reviews: 2. Rap (Music) -- History and criticism, Hip-hop -- United States, Popular culture -- United States, Rap (Music) -- Social aspects -- United States Publisher Penguin Books Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language EnglishPages: One of America's foremost hip-hop journalists, this book is essential to understanding both the positives and negatives of hip-hop music in both its past and present forms.

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Nelson George eschews a simple timeline and draws instead on Author: Guardian Staff. Now with a new introduction by the author, Hip Hop America is the definitive account of the society-altering collision between black youth culture and the mass media.

It's not just rap music. Hip-hop has transformed theater, dance, performance, poetry, literature, fashion, design, photography, painting.

Hip hop music, also called hip-hop or rap music, is a genre of popular music developed in the United States by inner-city African Americans and Latino Americans in the Bronx borough of New York City in the s. It consists of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping, a rhythmic and rhyming speech that is chanted.

It developed as part of hip hop culture, a subculture Cultural origins: s, the Bronx, New York. Book Review of Why White Kids Love Hip Hop: Wankstas, Wiggers, Wannabes, and the New Reality of Race in America: the Nonfiction, Hardcover by Bakari Kitwana (Basic Civitas Books, ) African American Literature Book Club Celebrating Our Literary Legacy Since — Black Literature is for Everyone African American Literature Book Club.

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But as a rapper, he’s sometimes not given the credit he deserves for just how great an artist he’s been for so : St. Martin''s Publishing Group. Hip Hop America by Nelson George.

From Nelson George, supervising producer and writer of the hit Netflix series, "The Get Down, Hip Hop America is the definitive account of the society-altering collision between black youth culture and the mass media.

New York: Viking, Nelson George has been part of the hip hop world since day one, and he offers an insider's tour through a multimedia phenomenon of which rap music is only the audible manifestation - from the Sugar Hill Gang through Public Enemy, Sister Souljah, and C. Delores Tucker to Puff Daddy.

An informative, though often frustrating, survey of the history of one of today's most popular musical forms. Veteran journalist George (Blackface,etc.) expands this view of hip-hop far beyond artists and discs; he looks also at such related phenomena as graffiti, cinema, and commercial culture.

The author eyes the business behind music, especially the shift from traditionally white. Hip Hop America: 2hip Hop and the Molding of Black Generation X Nelson George, Author Viking Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Get this from a library! Hip hop America. [Nelson George] -- Examines the contribution of entrepreneurship, music technology, and Black slang to the success of rap music; explores rap's controversial themes; and analyzes its popularity.Creator & National Spokesman for the Hip Hop 2 Homeowners Tour Sales Associate/Real Estate Consultant Prominent Properties/Sotheby's International Realty Lemoine Avenue Fort Lee, NJ ISBN # of people think that hip hop is only a musical style and that hip hop and rap is the same thing.

Therefore, I would like to explain some terms that are concerned with hip hop at the beginning of this study. Firstly, hip hop definitely is not only a musical style, it includes a .