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Author Ewoodzie, Joseph C., Jr, author

Title Break beats in the Bronx : rediscoveringhip-hop's early years / Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr
Published Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (245 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents The beginnings of a boundary -- Herc: the new cool in the Bronx -- South Bronx DJs vs. other DJs -- The development of an internal logic -- Creating conventions -- Crews and outside influences -- Symbolic capital in the new entity -- Race, gender, and the pursuit of recognition -- MCs take the stage
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-232) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Hip-hop -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
Rap (Music) -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism
Manners and customs.
Rap (Music)
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
New York (State) -- New York.
New York (State) -- New York -- Bronx.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Ressources Internet
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1469632748 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
1469632756 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
9781469632742 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
9781469632759 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
9781469632766 (electronic book)
9781469632773 (MyiLibrary)