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Unformatted text preview: 2.16 Golden Era of Hip-Hop- Movement from underground, newly created/popular hip-hop culture to an industry (distribution of music, studio recording/usage...) Hip-Hop in the 1980’s- Post-civil rights era influences on hip-hop- Reagonomics- Blacks entering mainstream pop culture (Michael Jackson, Michael Jordan, Eddie Murphy, Oprah Winfrey...)- Splintering of civil rights coalition (class, race, ethnicity)- Anti-apartheid movement and rise in anti-racism organizing- Racial tensions in urban communities (Howard Beach and Crown Heights)- Formation of crack economy (rise throughout the 1990’s) Jeff Chang, Ch. 12, Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop- Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons: interracial collaboration to build on of the most successful hip-hop companies- Importance of outer boroughs and suburbs to hip-hop’s growth- “the black belt” on Long Island: racially segregated suburbs o Civil sector employment; lower middle class o White cops treating black suburbs as “advancing borders”; buffer zones...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course 050 247 taught by Professor Nicolefleetwood during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.
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