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He especially explores the lyrical world of rap as artists struggle to define what realness means in an art where class, race, and gender are central to expressions of authenticity-and how this realness is articulated in a society dominated by gendered and racialized stereotypes. Reel History Robert Brent Toplin. Review quote “Easily one of the most substantial and thoughtful works on the cultural politics of hip-hop. Login to add to list.

Hip-hop Revolution : The Culture and Politics of Rap

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By cutting to the bone of a lifestyle that many outsiders find threatening, Ogbar makes hip-hop realer than it’s ever been before. As a historian deeply conversant with hip-hop, Ogbar builds most of his arguments by combining long-frame historicization, contemporary contextualization, and lyric analysis.

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An important book that offers insight into how hiphop is involved in shaping the future and how forces have attempted to co-opt its most powerful voices. Ogbar is associate professor of history and director of the Institute for African American Studies at the University of Connecticut. About the Author Jeffrey O. He addresses many aspects of this controversial and influential cultural phenomenon: Hip-Hop Revolution deftly balances an insider’s love of the culture with a scholar’s detached critique, exploring popular myths about black educational attainment, civic engagement, crime, and sexuality.

As Ogbar highlights throughout his thoughtful and provocative book, hip-hop culture is on the cutting-edge of all that matters in rvolution America. Jonathan Mayhew and the Principles of the American Revolution. State Library of NSW.

Ogbar’s new book is a wide-ranging and knowledgeable addition to the expanding field of hip-hop studies. Hip-hop Revolution Jeffrey O. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Organization of American Historians members Sign in via society site. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.