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Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement

From Publishers Weekly
Beneath the glitz and glut of mainstream hip-hop, there’s an underground movement of “conscious rap,” political angst and an anticapitalist ethos that would make even Bill Gates throw his hands in the air. That conscious rap is what Watkins, an associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin, champions in this solid book. It’s an ambitious attempt to cover a culture that began in the late ’70s and is now an almost universal influence on global youth. (more…)

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