The Resource Hip hop and philosophy: : rhyme 2 reason, (ebook)

Hip hop and philosophy: : rhyme 2 reason, (ebook)

Label
Hip hop and philosophy: : rhyme 2 reason
Title
Hip hop and philosophy:
Title remainder
rhyme 2 reason
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Is there too much violence in hip-hop music? What's the difference between Kimberly Jones and the artist Lil' Kim? Is hip-hop culture a "black" thing? Is it okay for N. W. A. to call themselves niggaz and for Dave Chappelle to call everybody bitches? These witty, provocative essays ponder these and other thorny questions, linking the searing cultural issues implicit - and often explicit - in hip-hop to the weighty matters examined by the great philosophers of the past. The book shows that rap classics by Lauryn Hill, OutKast, and the Notorious B. I. G. can help uncover the meanings of love articulated in Plato's Symposium; that Rakim, 2Pac, and Nas can shed light on the conception of God's essence expressed in St. Thomas Aquinas's Summa Theologica; and explores the connection between Run-D. M. C., Snoop Dogg, and Hegel. Hip-Hop and Philosophy proves that rhyme and reason, far from being incompatible, can be mixed and mastered to contemplate life's most profound mysteries
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Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
782.421649/01
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1967-
  • 1967-
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  • Darby, Derrick
  • Shelby, Tommie
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Popular culture and philosophy
Series volume
v. 16
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  • Rap (Music)
  • Music and philosophy
  • Hip-hop
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Hip hop and philosophy: : rhyme 2 reason, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780812697797
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11777243
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11777243
System control number
MWT11777243
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hip hop and philosophy: : rhyme 2 reason, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780812697797
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11777243
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11777243
System control number
MWT11777243
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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