Listen to Rap! Exploring a Musical Genre

by
Anthony J. Fonsecaauthor

b>Anthony J. Fonseca, PhD, is library director and college archivist at Elms College in Massachusetts, where he also teaches courses in rock music and music literature as an adjunct.

Listen to Rap! Exploring a Musical Genre

20190930

Greenwood

Pages 266
Topics The Black Album, Jay-Z (album);Chance the Rapper;Fear of a Black Planet, Public Enemy (album);"Gangsta's Paradise," Coolio (single);"Hai Hai," Punjabi Hit Squad featuring Miss Scandalous (single);"Humble," Kendrick Lamar (single);Popular Culture: Music and Performing Arts

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Listen to Rap! Exploring a Musical Genre

Author(s): Fonseca, Anthony;
Contributors: Fonseca, Anthony;
Abstract:

Listen to Rap! Exploring s Musical Genre provides an overview of this kinetic and poetic musical genre for scholars of rap and curious novices alike.


• Provides readers with a ready list of the 50 most important people and events in rap

• Discusses vocal styles and musical production in depth

• Quickly and efficiently characterizes rappers, crews, albums, and singles

• Provides pertinent information that links rappers, producers, DJs (turntablists), and record labels

• Discusses the history of rap as a series of local phenomena in the introduction

SortTitle: listen to rap! exploring a musical genre
Keyword(s): The Black Album, Jay-Z (album); Chance the Rapper; Fear of a Black Planet, Public Enemy (album); "Gangsta's Paradise," Coolio (single); "Hai Hai," Punjabi Hit Squad featuring Miss Scandalous (single); "Humble," Kendrick Lamar (single); Popular Culture: Music and Performing Arts
Author Info:
Anthony J. Fonsecaauthor

b>Anthony J. Fonseca, PhD, is library director and college archivist at Elms College in Massachusetts, where he also teaches courses in rock music and music literature as an adjunct.

eISBN-13: 9781440865671
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440865664
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 266
Publication Date: 20190930
Series: Exploring Musical Genres