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Author Dennis, Christopher, 1974- author

Title Afro-Colombian hip-hop : globalization, transcultural music, and ethnic identities
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 181 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Chapter One: Introduction; Afro-Colombian Historical Context; Demographics and Socio-Economic Indicators; Globalization and Neoliberal Reform; Why Afro-Colombian Hip-Hop and Rap?; Notes; Chapter Two: Hip-Hop Afrocolombiano; Afro-Colombian Hip-Hop Groups; Production and Distribution; Notes; Chapter Three: Afro-Colombian Hip-Hop; "Hip-Hop Real"; The Armed Conflict; The Illicit Drug Trade; Displacement; The Urban Experience; Violence; Conclusions: The Periphery of the Periphery; Notes; Chapter Four: The Afro-Colombian Hip-Hop Narrative and Emerging Identity Constructs
Ethnic Pride as an Expression of Colombian NationhoodConclusions: Colombia's Hip-Hop Nation; Notes; Chapter Seven: Conclusions; The Next Chapter; Notes; Selected Discography; Bibliography; Index
Mass-Mediated Transnational Cultural ContactRacial Discrimination; Afro-Colombian Solidarity Movements and Cultural Organizations; Africa and the Diaspora; Conclusions: "Pasado, Presente, Futuro"; Notes; Chapter Five: The "Afro-Colombianization" of Hip-Hop; Afro-Colombian Hip-Hop: From Adoption to Adaptation; "Hip-Hop Real" and Ethnic-Racial Tension; Mainstream Audiences and Growing Commercial Success; Conclusions: An Afro-Colombian Reading; Notes; Chapter Six: An (Afro)Colombian Hip-Hop Nation; Mestizaje and Music Nationalism; Multiculturalism and Music Diversification
Bibliography Includes discography (pages 163), bibliographical references (pages 165-171), and index
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Subject Blacks -- Colombia -- Music -- History and criticism.
Hip-hop -- Colombia.
Music and globalization -- Colombia.
Rap (Music) -- Social aspects -- Colombia.
Rap (Music) -- Colombia -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739150588 (electronic bk.)
1280666412 (ebk)
9780739150580 (electronic bk.)
9781280666414 (ebk)