The hip hop wars what we talk about when we talk about hip hop--and why it matters

Main Author: Rose, Tricia
Format: eBook
Published: New York BasicCivitas 2008, c2008
Online Access:
Collection: Music Online Reference - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Hip hop's critics
  • Hip hop causes violence
  • Hip hop reflects black dysfunctional ghetto culture
  • Hip hop hurts black people
  • Hip hop is destroying America's values
  • Hip hop is demeans women
  • Hip hop's defenders
  • Just keeping it real
  • Hip hop is not responsible for sexism
  • "There are bitches and hoes"
  • We're not role models
  • Nobody talk about the positive in hip hop
  • Mutual denials in the hip hop wars
  • Progressive voices, energies, and visions
  • Six guiding principles for progressive creativity, consumption, and community in hip hop and beyond.