Contextualizing hip hop through the prism of local experiences and regional musical expressions, these valuable case studies reveal the broad spectrum of its impact on popular culture and youth identity in the post-Soviet world.
Cover Contents Acknowledgments Introduction PART I. Hip Hop, Post-Socialism, and Democracy 1 Rapping into Power: The Use of Hip Hop in Albanian Politics 2 Nothing Left to Lose: Hip Hop in Bosnia-Herzegovina 3 Russian Rap in the Era of Vladimir Putin 4 Rap Music as a Cultural Mediator in Postconflict Yugoslavia PART II. Hip Hop and Emerging Market Economies 5 Diesel Power: Serbian Hip Hop from the Pleasure of the Privileged to Mass Youth Culture 6 "The Underground Is for Beggars": Slovak Rap at the Center of National Popular Culture 7 Music, Technology, and Shifts in Popular Culture: Making Hip Hop in e-Estonia 8 Wearing Nikes for a Reason: A Critical Analysis of Brand Usage in Polish Rap PART III. Hip Hop on the Margins 9 Cosmopolitan Inscriptions? Mimicry, Rap, and Rurbanity in Post-Socialist Albania 10 Violence as Existential Punctuation: Russian Hip Hop in the Age of Late Capitalism 11 Unmasking Expressions in Turkish Rap/Hip Hop Culture: Contestation and Construction of Alternative Identities through Localizatıon in Arabesk Music 12 Hip Hop as a Means of Flight from the "Gypsy Ghetto" in Eastern Europe 13 Rapping the Changes in Northeast Siberia: Hip Hop, Urbanization, and Sakha Ethnicity PART IV. Hip Hop and Global Circulations of Blackness 14 La haine et les autres crimes: Ghettocentric Imagery in Serbian Hip Hop Videos 15 The Power of the Words: Discourses of Authenticity in Czech Rap Music 16 "Keep It 360": (Re)envisioning the Cultural and Racial Roots of Hip Hop through DJ Rhetoric and Ethnography Contributors Index A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z.
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