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Unformatted text preview: VE? •  People do language crossing into mulLple different dialects •  SomeLmes they do this as part of a performance •  This happens a lot with hip- hop and pop music because we have expectaLons about how people will sound •  But what about other kinds of music? Sounding country •  Josh Thompson is from Wisconsin •  Does this sound like how people from this region speak? Keith Urban What he really sounds like Asian American Hip- hoppers h\p://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KYBOsOjso4 Case Studies •  Mike •  Delilah •  Jin Yorkville Crossing: White teens, hip hop and african american english ArLcle by Cecilia A. Cutler Case Study •  Study published 1999 •  “Mike” from Yorkville, a wealthy area of NYC •  16 y/o white male •  Middle class •  Exclusive, private high school Observing Mike •  Cutler was able to observe Mike from age 13 •  Data officially collected from age 15 to age 16 •  At age 13, Mike began to wear baggy jeans, a reverse baseball hat, began listening to rap music •  Adopted a tag name (graffiL) •  Did drugs, joined a gang, got into trouble with the pol...
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