The Resource It's bigger than hip-hop : the rise of the post-hip-hop generation, M.K. Asante, Jr

It's bigger than hip-hop : the rise of the post-hip-hop generation, M.K. Asante, Jr

Label
It's bigger than hip-hop : the rise of the post-hip-hop generation
Title
It's bigger than hip-hop
Title remainder
the rise of the post-hip-hop generation
Statement of responsibility
M.K. Asante, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
It's Bigger Than Hip Hop takes a bold look at the rise of a generation that sees beyond the smoke and mirrors of corporate-manufactured hip hop and is building a movement that will change not only the face of pop culture, but the world. M.K. Asante, Jr., a young firebrand poet, professor, filmmaker, and activist who represents this new movement, uses hip hop as a springboard for a larger discussion about the urgent social and political issues affecting the post-hip-hop generation, a new wave of youth searching for an understanding of itself outside the self-destructive, corporate hip-hop monopoly. Through insightful anecdotes, scholarship, personal encounters, and conversations with youth across the globe as well as icons such as Chuck D and Maya Angelou, Asante illuminates a shift that can be felt in the crowded spoken-word joints in post-Katrina New Orleans, seen in the rise of youth-led organizations committed to social justice, and heard around the world chanting "It's bigger than hip hop."
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Asante, Molefi K.
Dewey number
305.235089/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.A725 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans in popular culture
  • African Americans
  • Popular culture
  • Hip-hop
  • Rap (Music)
  • Music
  • African American youth
Label
It's bigger than hip-hop : the rise of the post-hip-hop generation, M.K. Asante, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-265) and index
  • Filmography: pages 267-269
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The post-hip-hop generation -- Keepin' it real vs. reel -- What's really hood? : a conversation with the African-American ghetto -- It's bigger than hip hop -- It's bigger than hip hop : time line (1965-1993) -- Old white men (or, who owns hip hop?) -- Beyond Jena : free 'em all -- FTP -- Universal language -- Two sets of notes -- By any medium necessary -- Change clothes (state property) -- Conquering the [division] -- A lesson before dying : a phone interview with hip hop
Control code
ocn226966622
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 288 pages
Isbn
9780312373269
Lccn
2008019523
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)226966622
Label
It's bigger than hip-hop : the rise of the post-hip-hop generation, M.K. Asante, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-265) and index
  • Filmography: pages 267-269
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The post-hip-hop generation -- Keepin' it real vs. reel -- What's really hood? : a conversation with the African-American ghetto -- It's bigger than hip hop -- It's bigger than hip hop : time line (1965-1993) -- Old white men (or, who owns hip hop?) -- Beyond Jena : free 'em all -- FTP -- Universal language -- Two sets of notes -- By any medium necessary -- Change clothes (state property) -- Conquering the [division] -- A lesson before dying : a phone interview with hip hop
Control code
ocn226966622
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 288 pages
Isbn
9780312373269
Lccn
2008019523
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)226966622

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