Unformatted text preview: -Post-industrialization-Incorporation of heavy funk samples o G-funk over P-Funk-Militarization of urban communities (response to rise in crime, gang culture, etc.) o police units as occupying forces o police brutality-Critique of capitalism o rise of drug economy-Meaning of “nigga” (210)-Class critique-Fear and hatred toward black women Intro to West Coast Rap-Ice T o Key early figure o Combining hiphop with heavy metal, formed the group Body Count in 1992 o Mythologizing “the pimp” o One of the bridges between east coast and west coast styles of rap o “Cop Killer” controversy...
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- Spring '11
- Hip hop music, heavy metal, tricia rose, Robin Kelley, West Coast Rap, black cultural practices