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Title Hip hop and social change in Africa : ni wakati / edited by Msia Kibona Clark and Mickie Mwanzia Koster.
Imprint Lanham, Maryland ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Lexington Books, [2014]

Subject Rap (Music) -- Social aspects -- Africa.
Rap (Music) -- Africa -- History and criticism.
Hip-hop -- Social aspects -- Africa.
Hip-hop -- Africa -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Africa -- History and criticism.
Musicians, Black -- Africa -- Criticism and interpretation.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Alt Name Clark, Msia Kibona,
Mwanzia Koster, Mickie,
Description xxviii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Hip hop halisi : continuities of heroism on the African political landscape / Caroline Mose -- Building our nation : Senegalese hip hop artists as agents of social and political change / Sheba Lo -- Speaking truth to power : hip hop and the African awakening / Amentahru Wahlrab -- Malian hip hop : social engagement through music / Amkoullel L'enfant Peulh -- How hip hop impacts social change in Africa / Malle Marxist -- Redefining the struggle : remembering the Mau Mau through hip hop music / Mich Nyawalo -- Hip hop, youth activism, and the dilemma of colored identity in South Africa / Shaheen Ariefdien and Rico Chapman -- Beyond Y'en A Marre : Pikine's hip hop youth say "enough is enough" and pave the way for continuous social change / Asligul Berktay -- Gender representations among Tanzanian female emcees / Msia Kibona Clark -- Hip hop and social change in Uganda / Slim MC -- Tanzanian MCs vs. social discourse / Mejah Mbuya -- From the Great Island to the African continent through the western world : itineraries of a "return to the origins" through hip hop music in Madagascar (2000-2001) / Klara Boyer-Rossol -- The musicscapes of a country in transition : cultural identity, youth agency, the emergent hip hop culture, and the quest for socio-political change in Sierra Leone / John Idriss Lahai -- Hip hop and Sheng in Nairobi : creating identity markers and expressing a lifestyle / Katharina Greven -- Afterword : Reflections on Ni Wakati : hip hop and revolution / Kamau Ngigi -- Appendix : Le hip hop malien ou l'engagement social รก travers l'art / Amkoullel L'enfant Peulh.
ISBN 9780739193297 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0739193295 (cloth alk. paper)
9780739193303 (electronic)
0739193309 (electronic)
9781498505802 (paperback)
1498505805 (paperback)
OCLC # 885226160