Annotated Bibliography Mirza Jahic

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Mirza Jahic Professor Deck EWRT 1B:62z 11/28/2003 Blow, Curtis. < http://rhino.com/Features/liners/72851lin.html > Curtis starts off by describing where hip-hop and rap originated from and follows ahead by giving credit to those responsible for this new wave of music. He writes,” Hip-hop is the voice of a generation that refused to be silenced by urban poverty, a local phenomenon fueled with so much passion and truth it could not help but reach the entire world.” This is one of the best descriptions of hip-hop that I have ever seen. The article goes on to write about individual experiences and descriptions of hip-hop from the perspective of an admirer. This article has deep meaning similar to the poetry of Langston Hughes. By this I mean that it was true because it came from an individual living the struggle and growing with it as the phenomenon kept expanding and progressing. This will help me a lot as I write my paper due to the fact that it has such deep, emotional attachment towards hip-hop, its culture that follows, and its community that emerged that was built upon a dream. Bogdanov, Vladimir et al.   All Music Guide to Hip-Hop: The Definitive Guide to Rap and Hip-Hop (2003) This book is pretty much self-explanatory. It contains information about every artist in the hip-hop industry with information such as historical background, place of birth, upcoming history (the one thing I am especially interested in) and their struggles to make a name of themselves. The reason I decided to use this book is because it allows me to
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EWRT 1b taught by Professor Deck during the Fall '07 term at University of Houston.

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