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Hip Hop Africa: New African Music in a Globalizing World

Published by Indiana University Press
ISBN 10: 0253005752 / ISBN 13: 9780253005755
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Title: Hip Hop Africa: New African Music in a ...

Publisher: Indiana University Press

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Paperback. 404 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.1in. x 1.1in.Hip Hop Africa explores a new generation of Africans who are not only consumers of global musical currents, but also active and creative participants. Eric Charry and an international group of contributors look carefully at youth culture and the explosion of hip hop in Africa, the embrace of other contemporary genres, including reggae, ragga, and gospel music, and the continued vitality of drumming. Covering Senegal, Mali, Cte dIvoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, and South Africa, this volume offers unique perspectives on the presence and development of hip hop and other music in Africa and their place in global music culture. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780253005755

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Synopsis: Hip Hop Africa explores a new generation of Africans who are not only consumers of global musical currents, but also active and creative participants. Eric Charry and an international group of contributors look carefully at youth culture and the explosion of hip hop in Africa, the embrace of other contemporary genres, including reggae, ragga, and gospel music, and the continued vitality of drumming. Covering Senegal, Mali, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, and South Africa, this volume offers unique perspectives on the presence and development of hip hop and other music in Africa and their place in global music culture.

About the Author: Eric Charry is Professor of Music at Wesleyan University. He is the author of Mande Music: Traditional and Modern Music of the Maninka and Mandinka of Western Africa.

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