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Hip Hop Culture/Rap Music Bibliography

October 15, 2014

In looking over my previous Hip Hop culture and Rap Music posts, I noticed that I forgot to give a bibliography as promised.

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Delores Fisher

Select Hip Hop/Rap Music  Bibliography

Boyd, Todd.   Am I Black Enough For You? Popular Culture From the ‘Hood and Beyond. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.

Bynoe, Yvonne.   Stand and Deliver: Political Activism, Leadership and Hip Hop Culture. Brooklyn: Soft Skull Press, 2004.

_____________.   Encyclopedia of Rap and Hip Hop Culture. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2006.

Cepeda, Raquel, ed.   And It Don’t Stop! The Best American Hip Hop Journalism of the Last 25 Years. New York: Faber and Faber Inc., 2004.

Coleman, Brian.   Check The Technique: Liner Notes for Hip Hop Junkies. New York: Villard Books Trade Paperback ed., 2007.

Chang, Jeff.  Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip Hop Generation. New  York: St. Martin’s Press, 2005.

Dyson, Michael Eric.   Know What I mean? Reflections on Hip Hop. Intro by  JayZ, Outro by Nas. New York: Civitas Books, 2010.

George, Nelson.  Hip Hop America. New York: Penguin Group, 1998.

Hisama, Ellie M. and Evan Rapport, eds.  Critical minded: new approaches to hip Hop Studies. Brooklyn: Institute for Studies in American Music, 2005.

Krims, Adam.   Rap Music and The Politics of Identity. Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Nair, Ajay and Murali Blagi, eds.   Desi Rap: Hip Hop and South Asian America Lanham; Lexington Books, 2008.

Ogbar, Jeffrey O.G.   Hip Hop Revolution: The Culture and Politics of Rap. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas. 2007.

Osumare, Halifu.  The Africanist Aesthetic In Global Hip-hop: Power Moves. 1st ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Perkins, William Eric, ed.  Droppin’ Science. Critical Essays on Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1996.

Perry, Imani.  Prophets of the Hood: Politics and the Poetics of Hip Hop. Durham: Duke University Press, 2004.

Pough, Gwendolyn D.   Check It While I Wreck It: Black Womanhood, Hip hop culture, and the Public Sphere. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2004.

Quinn, Eithne.   Nuthin’ But a G Thang: The Culture and Commerce of Gangsta Rap. New York: Columbia University Press: 2010.

Rose, Tricia.   Black Noise : Rap Music and Black Culture In Contemporary America. Hanover, NH : Wesleyan University, Press, 1994.

Sister Souljah.   No Disrespect. New York: Times Book 1994.

Toop, David. T  he Rap Attack: African Jive to New York Hip Hop. Boston: Southend Press, 1984.

Watkins, Craig S.   Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle to Soul of a Movement. Boston: Beacon Press, 2005.

_____________.   Representing: Hip Hop Culture and the Production of Black      Cinema. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Note: the second line of each entry is indented (Turabian/Chicago Style)

If you cut and paste as a resource… indent the second line of each entry

(Indents did not show on the edited version of this post)

Thank you for your patience and continued support!


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