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Japanese Hip-Hop and the Globalization of a Popular Culture- Ian Condry The paper examines the night clubs as urban settings that help grasp the cultural dynamic of Hiphop. The interaction between artists/entrepreneurs and the fans in live shows demonstrate how global popular culture is still subject to localization. Adolescents in Japan wear the same things that they do here in the US but one has to situate the icons of Hiphop in the context of the culture in which they are in. The nightclub is where you can see the pleasures of rap and the social organization of the scene and styles that have emerged. 1 am to 430 am is when the clubs are the place to be, designated by the train schedule. The artists, after their show, interact with the crowd. Usually there is a performance and a free style session similar to what is done in America. Writers and producers come to the clubs to talk to performers. One needs to spend time in the clubs to understand how this culture is situated. Hiphop is used but with Japanese subjects and
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course ANTH 102 taught by Professor Lambert during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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