New York Ricans From the Hip Hop Zone

New York Ricans From the Hip Hop Zone

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New York Puerto Ricans have been an integral part of hip hop culture since day one: from 1970s pioneers like Rock Steady Crew's Jo-Jo, to recent rap mega-stars Big Punisher (R.I.P.) and Angie Martinez. Yet, Puerto Rican participation and contributions to hip hop have often been downplayed and even completely ignored. And when their presence has been acknowledged, it has frequently been misinterpreted as a defection from Puerto Rican culture and identity, into the African American camp. But nothing could be further from the truth. Through hip hop, Puerto Ricans have simply stretched the boundaries of Puerto Ricanness and latinidad.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781403960436
1403960437
9781403960443
1403960445
9781403981677
1403981671
Branch Call Number: Electronic Book
Electronic journal
Characteristics: xiv, 278 p. : ill., ports
Additional Contributors: ebrary
Alternative Title: Public Library Complete

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New York Puerto Ricans have been an integral part of hip hop culture since the very beginning: from 1970s pioneers like Rock Steady Crew's Jo-Jo, to recent rap mega-stars Big Punisher and Angie Martinez. Yet, Puerto Rican participation and contributions to hip hop is frequently downplayed, if not... Read More »


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