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Title Language, rhythm & sound : Black popular cultures into the twenty-first century / edited by Joseph K. Adjaye and Adrianne R. Andrews
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [1997]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 324 pages)
Contents Introduction : Popular culture and the Black experience / Joseph K. Adjaye -- The discourse of Kente cloth : from haute couture to mass culture / Joseph K. Adjaye -- Sarbeeb : the art of oblique communication in Somali culture / Said S. Samatar -- Nana Ampadu, the Sung-tale metaphor, and protest discourse in contemporary Ghana / Kwesi Yankah -- Using Afrikan proverbs to provide an Afrikan-centered narrative for contemporary Afrikan-American parental values / Huberta Jackson-Lowman -- The frustrated project of soul in the drama of Ed Bullins / Nathan L. Grant -- Of Mules and men and men and women : the ritual of talking B[l]ack / Adrianne R. Andrews -- Debunking the beauty myth with Black pop culture in Terry McMillan's Waiting to exhale / Rita B. Dandridge -- A womanist turn on the hip-hop theme : Leslie Harris's Just another girl on the IRT / Andre Willis -- Translating the double-dutch to hip-hop : the musical vernacular of Black girls play / Kyra D. Gaunt -- The language culture of rap music videos / Patricia A. Washington and Lynda Dixon Shaver -- The sound of culture : dread discourse and Jamaican sound systems / Louis Chude-Sokei -- "An-Ba-Chen'n La (Chained together) : the landscape of Kassav's Zouk / Brenda F. Berrian -- Mas' in Broklyn : immigration, race, and the cultural politics of Carnival / Rachel Buff -- Popular music, appropriation, and the circular culture of labor migration in Southern Africa : the case of South Africa and Malawi / Lupenga Mphande and Ikechukwu Okafor Newsum -- Cultural survivalisms and marketplace subversions : Black popular culture and politics into the twenty-first century / Tricia Rose
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-310) and index
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Subject African American arts.
African Americans -- Cultural assimilation.
African Americans -- Race identity.
Blacks -- Race identity.
Popular culture -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Adjaye, Joseph K., 1940-
Andrews, Adrianne R.
ISBN 0822939673
0822971771 (electronic bk)
9780822971771 (electronic bk)
Other Titles Language, rhythm, and sound