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Publication Type
Book Chapter
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Cooper, Carolyn J.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Literatures in English
Title, Analytic
Hip-Hopping across cultures: crossing over from reggae to rap and back
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Author, Monographic
Shepherd, Verene A.; Richards, Glen L.
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Title, Monographic
Questioning creole: Creolisation discourses in Caribbean culture
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Ian Randle
Date of Publication
2002
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Page(s)
265-280
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Notes
Appears under the title 'Ragamuffin Sounds': Crossing Over From Reggae to Rap and Back in Caribbean Quarterly 44.1-2, (1998): 153-168.
Abstract
Discusses the issue of creolization and the cultural ties that reconect Africans on the continent to those who have survived the dismemering middle passage. Demonstrates the ways in which Africans were able to rebuild material culture from the blueprint of knowledge carried in the collective memory and suggests that Reggae, rap and ragga are three of the products reconstructed in the African diaspora.....
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