Test 3 - MUSI 2520 - Test 3 Rappers\/songs associated w politics 80s-90s Public Enemy KRS-One X-Clan Paris Political administration under which president

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Test 3 · Rappers/songs associated w/ politics 80s-90s: Public Enemy, KRS-One, X-Clan, Paris. · Political administration under which president: Ronald (Reagan-Bush administrations). · Rap becomes political in: June of 1992. · In the aftermath of the L.A. riots. · The voices of the political activists of the past. · Post-civil rights generation lack: Gravitas & thus has failed to develop its own political agenda, much less a strategy to execute it. · Change so short lived because: the artists' lack of organizing experience, political savvy and capital. · HH doesn’t foster a political movement. · Values, practices, attitudes stem from what community? African- American. · Where hip-hop seeks to define a specific group reality within society , politics seeks to define society in general. · Black empowerment requires that economic, cultural and political goals be pursued simultaneously. · The work of defining and implementing a political agenda should be left to
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