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The Resource Jay-Z : essays on hip hop's philosopher king, edited by Julius Bailey ; foreword by Cornel West

Jay-Z : essays on hip hop's philosopher king, edited by Julius Bailey ; foreword by Cornel West

Label
Jay-Z : essays on hip hop's philosopher king
Title
Jay-Z
Title remainder
essays on hip hop's philosopher king
Statement of responsibility
edited by Julius Bailey ; foreword by Cornel West
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Jay-Z is one of America's leading rappers and entrepreneurs, as well known for his music as for his business acumen. This text seeks to situate Jay-Z within his musical, intellectual and cultural context for educational study. Each chapter includes a set of review questions meant to spark discussion in the classroom"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
782.421649092
Index
index present
LC call number
ML420.J29
LC item number
J39 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bailey, Julius
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jay-Z
  • Rap (Music)
  • Rap musicians
Label
Jay-Z : essays on hip hop's philosopher king, edited by Julius Bailey ; foreword by Cornel West
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword : On Jay-Z and hip hop studies / Cornel West -- In search of meaning : sign, symbol, and Shawn / Julius Bailey -- Jigga speaks : the tradition of black oratorical genius / Toni Blackman -- The most authentic cultural agent / G. Jahwara Giddings -- The meeting with a president and a "king" / Davey D -- A urban singer of tales: the freestyle remixing of an Afro-Homeric oral tradition / Nicole Hodges Persley -- The prodigal God and the legacy of socially responsible hip hop / T. Hasan Johnson -- Zen and the art of transcending the status quo : the Reach from the hood to the suburbs / Bakari Kitwana -- Black marketing whiteness : from Hustler to HNIC / Stephany Rose -- A forty million dollar slave's moment of clarity / Daylan Dufelmeier -- Hip hop's prospects for womanist masculinity / Melina Abdullah -- Complicating Shawn Carter: race, the code, and the politics of school / David Stovall -- Oedipus-not-so-complex : a blueprint for literary education / A.D. Carson -- The culture industry : mainstream success and black cultural representation / Gil Cook -- The self-reliant philosopher king : Shawn Carter exonerated / Sha'Dawn Battle
Control code
690102796
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 215 pages
Isbn
9780786463299
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011002125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)690102796
Label
Jay-Z : essays on hip hop's philosopher king, edited by Julius Bailey ; foreword by Cornel West
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword : On Jay-Z and hip hop studies / Cornel West -- In search of meaning : sign, symbol, and Shawn / Julius Bailey -- Jigga speaks : the tradition of black oratorical genius / Toni Blackman -- The most authentic cultural agent / G. Jahwara Giddings -- The meeting with a president and a "king" / Davey D -- A urban singer of tales: the freestyle remixing of an Afro-Homeric oral tradition / Nicole Hodges Persley -- The prodigal God and the legacy of socially responsible hip hop / T. Hasan Johnson -- Zen and the art of transcending the status quo : the Reach from the hood to the suburbs / Bakari Kitwana -- Black marketing whiteness : from Hustler to HNIC / Stephany Rose -- A forty million dollar slave's moment of clarity / Daylan Dufelmeier -- Hip hop's prospects for womanist masculinity / Melina Abdullah -- Complicating Shawn Carter: race, the code, and the politics of school / David Stovall -- Oedipus-not-so-complex : a blueprint for literary education / A.D. Carson -- The culture industry : mainstream success and black cultural representation / Gil Cook -- The self-reliant philosopher king : Shawn Carter exonerated / Sha'Dawn Battle
Control code
690102796
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 215 pages
Isbn
9780786463299
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011002125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)690102796

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