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The Five Percenters : Islam, Hip Hop and the Gods of New York
by Michael Muhammad Knight




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From Malcolm X to the Wu Tang Clan, the first in-depth account of this fascinating black power movement

With a cast of characters ranging from Malcolm X to 50 Cent, Knight's compelling work is the first detailed account of the movement inextricably linked with black empowerment, Islam, New York, and hip-hop. Whether discussing the stars of Five Percenter rap or 1980s crack empires, this fast-paced investigation uncovers the community's icons and heritage, and examines its growing influence in urban American youth culture.

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Overview

From Malcolm X to the Wu Tang Clan, the first in-depth account of this fascinating black power movement

With a cast of characters ranging from Malcolm X to 50 Cent, Knight's compelling work is the first detailed account of the movement inextricably linked with black empowerment, Islam, New York, and hip-hop. Whether discussing the stars of Five Percenter rap or 1980s crack empires, this fast-paced investigation uncovers the community's icons and heritage, and examines its growing influence in urban American youth culture.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781851686155
  • ISBN-10: 1851686150
  • Publisher: ONEWorld Publications
  • Publish Date: October 2008
  • Page Count: 311
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.3 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds


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