New PDF release: Afro-Colombian Hip-Hop: Globalization, Transcultural Music,

By Christopher Dennis

ISBN-10: 0739150561

ISBN-13: 9780739150566

Afro-Colombian Hip-Hop: Globalization, Transcultural track, and Ethnic Identities, through Christopher Dennis, explores the effect that globalization and the transnational unfold of U.S. renowned culture—specifically hip-hop and rap—are having at the social identities of more youthful generations of black Colombians. besides addressing why and the way hip-hop has migrated so successfully to Colombia’s black groups, Dennis introduces readers to a few of the country’s most famous Afro-Colombian hip-hop artists, their musical strategies, and construction and distribution practices. certainly, Dennis demonstrates how, via a style of transculturation, today’s younger artists are reworking U.S. hip-hop right into a extra independent artwork shape used for articulating oppositional social and political opinions, remodeling ethnic identities, and actively contributing to the reimagining of the Colombian kingdom.
Afro-Colombian Hip-Hop uncovers ways that younger Afro-Colombian performers are trying to exploit hip-hop and electronic media to convey the views, histories, and expressive kinds of their marginalized groups into nationwide and foreign public awareness.

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