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Hip Hop Africa : New African Music in a Globalizing World
by Eric Charry


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Hip Hop Africa explores a new generation of Africans who are not only consumers of global musical currents, but also active and creative participants. Eric Charry and an international group of contributors look carefully at youth culture and the explosion of hip hop in Africa, the embrace of other contemporary genres, including reggae, ragga, and gospel music, and the continued vitality of drumming.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Hip Hop Africa explores a new generation of Africans who are not only consumers of global musical currents, but also active and creative participants. Eric Charry and an international group of contributors look carefully at youth culture and the explosion of hip hop in Africa, the embrace of other contemporary genres, including reggae, ragga, and gospel music, and the continued vitality of drumming. Covering Senegal, Mali, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, and South Africa, this volume offers unique perspectives on the presence and development of hip hop and other music in Africa and their place in global music culture.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780253003072
  • ISBN-10: 0253003075
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publish Date: July 2012
  • Page Count: 390
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.3 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds

Series: African Expressive Cultures

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Books > Music > Genres & Styles - International
Books > Music > Genres & Styles - Rap & Hip Hop

 
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