Black Noise: RapMusic and Black Culture in Contemporary America (Music & Culture) - 0819562750
Black Noise From its beginnings in hip hop culture, the dense rhythms and aggressive lyrics of rapmusic have made it a provocative fixture on...... more
Black Noise From its beginnings in hip hop culture, the dense rhythms and aggressive lyrics of rapmusic have made it a provocative fixture on the American cultural landscape. Black culture expert Tricia Rose takes a comprehensive look at the lyrics, music, themes and styles of rap and grapples with the debates that surround it. 10 illustrations. Full description
Somebody Scream!: RapMusic's Rise to Prominence in the Aftershock of Black Power - 0865479976
Somebody Scream! "A strong and timely book for the new day in hip-hop. Don't miss it!"--Cornel West For many African Americans of a certain demographic the...... more
Somebody Scream! "A strong and timely book for the new day in hip-hop. Don't miss it!"--Cornel West For many African Americans of a certain demographic the sixties and seventies were the golden age of political movements. The Civil Rights movement segued into the Black Power movement which begat the Black Arts movement. Fast forward to 1979 and the release of Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight." With the onset of ... Full description
Advantages: Great fun. TV interaction Disadvantages: Video, not DVD :(
...Rap Rat - The Video Board GameBack in the 90's I remember video board games being really popular. I would often go round to my friends houses and play them for hours on end. One Christmas I was lucky enough to receive a video board game of my own in the form of Rap Rat.In The BoxRap Rat comes in a large yellow box with pictures of a lot of unusu...
Advantages: Some strong prodcution Disadvantages: Lost creativity
...?Plain Rap? was the return album from The West Coast Hip Hop crew The Pharcyde. Imani, Bootie Brown, Slimkid3 and Fatlip came back with this 2000 album a good five years after their last and eight years after breaking through with an album containing hit alternative Hip hop tunes such as ?Ya Mama?, ?4 Better Or 4 Worse? and ?Passin? Me By?.
Getting things going to show how they...
Advantages: Chilled out, exotic sounding, easy listening, variety of pop and dance songs Disadvantages: A bit repetitive, no unique or outstanding songs
...Music of The Sun is Rihanna's debut album and it was released back in 2005. When the album first came out I did like a couple of songs of Rihanna's but wasn't really a fan of her, however over the years as she became more and more well known I started listening to her music more often.
A few years back I purchased this album on iTunes. I can't remember how much I paid for it because I bought...