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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Nitasha Tamar Sharma
|ISBN:||9780822347415 0822347415 9780822347606 0822347601|
|Description:||xiv, 351 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Alternative ethnics : rotten coconuts and ethnic hip hop --
Making race : Desi racial identities, South Asian and Black relations, and racialized hip hop --
Flipping the gender script : gender and sexuality in South Asian and hip hop America --
The appeal of hip hop, ownership, and the politics of location --
Sampling South Asians : dual flows of appropriation and the possibilities of authenticity --
Conclusion : turning thoughts into action through the politics of identification.
|Series Title:||Refiguring American music.|
|Responsibility:||Nitasha Tamar Sharma.|
"As the first ethnography of South Asian American hip hop artists, this book is a welcome contribution to the study of hip hop, cultural ownership, and South Asian and black relations. The
- South Asian Americans -- Music -- Social aspects.
- Rap (Music) -- Social aspects -- United States.
- Hip-hop -- Influence.
- South Asian Americans -- Race identity.
- United States -- Race relations.