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Author Bowser, Benjamin P.
Title Gangster rap and its social cost : exploiting hip hop and using racial stereotypes to entertain America / Benjamin P. Bowser.
Imprint Amherst, N.Y. : Cambria Press, c2012.
ISBN 9781604978001 (alk. paper)
1604978007 (alk. paper)
OCLC No. 775664155
Description xi, 316 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- What is hip hop? -- Rap and commercial success -- The rap business and its audience -- Gangster rap as the new minstrel show -- Authenticity and representation -- Gangster rap's use of the N-word -- Gangster raps effects on civil society -- Gangster psychology and its impacts -- Gangster rap's impact on audiences -- Solutions.
Author Bowser, Benjamin P.
Subject Gangsta rap (Music) -- Social aspects -- United States.

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