AAS 181 Vocabulary List

AAS 181 Vocabulary List - AAS181.HipHopinUrbanAmerica...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
AAS 181. Hip-Hop in Urban America VOCABULARY OF TERMS Dyson social commentary rap censorship asserting machismo  – “rap acts as a form of racial identity, permitting forms of  boasting and asserting machismo for devalued black men suffering from social  degredation, allowing commntary on social and personal conditions in uncensored  language, and fostering the ability to transform hurt and anguish into art and  commerce." Michael Eric Dyson.   http://books.google.com/books?   personal agency  - Agency is the ability to participate in or challenge structure. Samuels Ghettocentrism – Dressing and acting “ghetto” authenticity appropriation  voyeurism complicity
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Osumare   Africanist aesthetic dialogic negotiation
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 10/24/2010 for the course AAS 181 taught by Professor Osumare during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

Page1 / 3

AAS 181 Vocabulary List - AAS181.HipHopinUrbanAmerica...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online