African American Jazz And Rap

Author: James L. Conyers, Jr.
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786462384
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Essays offer interdisciplinary study of jazz and rap as they relate to black culture in America. The essays are grouped under sections.

Hip Hop S Amnesia

Author: Reiland Rabaka
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739174932
Size: 60.28 MB
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This book is primarily preoccupied with the ways in which post-enslavement black popular music and black popular culture frequently served as a soundtrack for and reflected the grassroots politics of post-enslavement African American social ...

From Soul To Hip Hop

Author: Tom Perchard
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351566237
Size: 61.60 MB
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Both hip-hop and jazz had their origins as dance music; they were largely the
product of African American urban creativity and innovation, and they shared
rhythmic similarities: hip-hop and hard-bop jazz of the 1950s and 60s were
stylistically defined by a dominance of the beat. Bebop jazz was a source of
inspiration for many 1950s hipsters and beat poets, and poetry was often recited
with jazz accompaniment (almost as a proto-rap form). Improvisation (more
specifically, the ability to ...

Hip Hop Zwischen Kommerzialisierung Und Authentizit T

Author: Till Zier
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3638652785
Size: 69.41 MB
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2005 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Sonstiges, Note: 1,0, Hochschule Fresenius; Koln, 57 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: "I live wireless," erzahlt Russell Simmons, ...


Author: Matt Miller
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 1558499369
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In recent decades, younger generations of New Orleanians have created a rich and dynamic local rap scene, which has revolved around a dance-oriented style called bounce.

African American Musicians

Author: Claudette Hegel
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1422292800
Size: 80.25 MB
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African-American Musicians tells the stories of figures such as bluesman Robert Johnson, whose guitar playing was so extraordinary that people said he must have made a deal with the devil; jazz great Duke Ellington, considered one of ...

The Genres Prosody And Pragmatics Of Rap

Author: Said Abir Anbari
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3640921275
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This genre of rap music was an attempt to fuse jazz, which is classical
AfricanAmerican music with rap as a new form of African-American music. In the
popular media and among many fans Jazz rap is considered to be a more
thoughtful and verbally complex form of rap music than the other genres of rap
music (Krims, 2001:69). There are some internal clashes between fans of rap
genres as well. In some contexts jazz rappers are called “college-boy” rappers by
the fans of other ...

Shakespeare And Popular Music

Author: Adam Hansen
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441134255
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... the feel of a survey of existing scholarship. But some survey of this scholarship
is vital, because it confirms that no type of popular music is detached from the first
of these inflections: 'Race relations lie at the centre of the history of twentieth-
century popular music' (Frith et al., 2004, 205). This chapter will show how
popular musics grounded in the AfricanAmerican experience such as jazz and
rap embody the tensions surrounding relations with a dead white male like

Jazz In Black And White

Author: Charley Gerard
Publisher: Praeger Publishers
ISBN: 9780275974398
Size: 76.62 MB
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An insider's look into the racial attitudes in the jazz community.