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Unformatted text preview: •  New York City “subways, street corners, parks, and nightclubs” •  Regular social acLviLes, e.g. tagging, playing pool, and “drinking beer on the street” •  Media sources –  Yo! MTV Raps premiered 1989 –  Ice- T, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, Snoop Doggie Dog –  Boyz’n the Hood (1991) –  Hangin’ with the Homeboys (1991) –  Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee, 1989) – Mike has seen this 4 Lmes ConnecLon to AAVE: Hip Hop Culture vs. CreaLng a Black IdenLty •  Mike’s intenLonal use of AAVE shised from creaLng a black idenLty to becoming more involved in Hip Hop •  Cutler notes that Hewi\ (1986) suggested that “lower forms of black language [are] associated with toughness and survival •  This applies to some white teens, but for Mike it was a lifestyle choice and not a necessity, given his upbringing •  Mike and his friends...
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