- Machine generated contents note: pt. I MOVE THE CROWD: HIP HOP POLITICS IN THE UNITED STATES AND ABROAD -- 1.Message from the Grassroots: Hip Hop Activism, Millennials, and the Race for the White House / Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar -- 2.It's Bigger Than Barack: Hip Hop Political Organizing, 2004--2013 / Elizabeth Mendez Berry -- 3."There Are No Saviors": An Interview with Kevin Powell / Erik Nielson -- 4."Obama Nation": Hip Hop and Global Protest / Sujatha Fernandes -- 5."Record! I Am Arab": Paranoid Arab Boys, Global Ciphers, and Hip Hop Nationalism / Torie Rose DeGhett -- pt. II CHANGE WE CAN BELIEVE IN? THE CONTESTED DISCOURSE OF OBAMA AND HIP HOP -- 6.Obama, Hip Hop, African American History, and "Historical Revivalism" / Pero Gaglo Dagbovie -- 7."Change That Wouldn't Fill a Homeless Man's Cup Up": Filipino American Political Hip Hop and Community Organizing in the Age of Obama / Anthony Kwame Harrison -- 8.Obama/Time: The President in the Hip Hop Nation / Murray Forman -- 9.One Day It Will All Make Sense: Obama, Politics, and Common Sense / Charlie Braxton -- 10."New Slaves": The Soul of Hip Hop Sold to Da Massah in the Age of Obama / Raphael Heaggans -- pt. III REPRESENT: GENDER AND LANGUAGE IN THE OBAMA ERA -- 11.YouTube, Bad Bitches, and an M.I.C. (Mom-in-Chief): On the Digital Seduction of Black Girls in Participatory Hip-Hop Spaces / Kyra D. Gaunt -- 12.A Performative Account of Black Girlhood / Ruth Nicole Brown -- 13.The King's English: Obama, Jay Z, and the Science of Code Switching / Michael P. Jeffries -- 14.My President Is Black: Speech Act Theory and Presidential Allusions in the Lyrics of Rap Music / Cynthia Estremera.
- 'The Hip Hop & Obama Reader' explores the political, social, and cultural significance of hip hop in the age of Obama. By exploring the contentious and complex interactions between popular culture and contemporary politics, it raises questions about hip hop's changing identity formations, its shifting claims to authenticity, and the extent to which it can serve as a vehicle for social and political change in the age of Obama and beyond.
- 9780199355662 (ebook)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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