The hip hop & Obama reader / edited by Travis L. Gosa and Erik Nielson.

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Hip hop and Obama reader
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
xx, 313 pages ; 25 cm
Rap (Music) -- History and criticism.
Hip-hop -- Political aspects.
Hip-hop -- Social aspects.
Obama, Barack.
Offers an analysis of hip hop and politics in the Obama era and beyond, with new perspectives on hip hop's role in political mobilization, grassroots organizing, campaign branding, and voter turnout
Introduction : the state of hip hop in the age of Obama / Erik Nielson and Travis L. Gosa
Move the crowd : hip hop politics in the United States and abroad. Message from the grassroots : hip hop activism, millennials, and the race for the White House / Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar ; It's bigger than Barack : hip hop political organizing, 2004-2013 / Bakari Kitwana and Elizabeth Méndez Berry ; "There are no saviors" : an interview with Keven Powell / Travis L. Gosa and Erik Nielson ; "Obama nation" : hip hop and global protest / Sujantha Fernandes ; "Record! I am Arab" : paranoid Arab boys, global ciphers, and hip hip nationalism / Torie Rose DeGhett
Change we can believe in? : the contested discourse of Obama and hip hop. Obama, hip hop, African American history, and "historical revivalism" / Pero Gaglo Dagbovie ; "Change that wouldn't fill a homeless man's cup up" : Filipino American political hip hop and community organizing in the age of Obama / Anthony Kwame Harrison ; Obama/time : the President in the hip hop nation / Murray Forman ; One day it will all make sense : Obama, politics, and common sense / Charlie Braxton ; "New slaves" : the soul of hip hop sold to da massah in the age of Obama / Raphael Heaggans
Represent : gender and language in the Obama era. You tube, bad bitches, and an M.I.C. (Mom-in-Chief) : on the digital seduction of black girls in participatory hip-hop spaces / Kyra D. Gaunt ; A performative account of black girlhood / Ruth Nicole Brown ; The King's English : Obama, Jay Z, and the science of code switching / Michael P. Jeffries ; My President is black : speech act theory and presidential allusions in the lyrics of rap music / James Peterson and Cynthia Estremera
Afterword : when will black lives matter? : neoliberalism, democracy, and the queering of American activism in the post-Obama era / Cathy J. Cohen.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Gosa, Travis L., 1979- editor.
Nielson, Erik, 1976- editor.
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