R&B (Rhythm & Business): The Political Economy of Black Music / Edition 1

R&B (Rhythm & Business): The Political Economy of Black Music / Edition 1

by Norman Kelley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1888451262

ISBN-13: 9781888451269

Pub. Date: 02/01/2002

Publisher: Akashic Books

Norman Kelley joins Public Enemy's Chuck D. and others to dissect the history of black music.  See more details below

Overview

Norman Kelley joins Public Enemy's Chuck D. and others to dissect the history of black music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888451269
Publisher:
Akashic Books
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. 1The Structure of Stealing
Notes on the Political Economy of Black Music6
Papa's Got a Brand-New Bag: Big Music's Post-Fordist Regime and the Role of Independent Music Labels24
The Discordant Sound of Music44
Tell Me Something I Don't Already Know: The Harvard Report on Soul Music Revisited59
The Ballad of the Mid-Level Artist77
Pt. 2The Politics of Race Music
The Anatomy of a "Race" Music Label86
Crossing Over: From Black Rhythm & Blues to White Rock 'n' Roll112
"All for One, and One for All": Black Enterprise, Racial Politics and the Business of Soul138
Soul for Sale: The Marketing of Black Musical Expression158
Pt. 3Do Plantains Go with Collard Greens? The Political Economy of Jazz and Salsa
If You're Black Get Back: Double Standards in the Recording Industry176
Kind of Blue: Jazz Competes with Its Past, Settles for the Hard Sell185
Crossover Schemes: New York Salsa as Politics, Culture, and Commerce192
Pt. 4The Politics of the Noise
Money, Power, and Respect: A Critique of the Business of Rap Music220
How Not to Get Jerked! The Hip Hop Elementary Roundtable235
Interview: Wendy Day, Advocate for Rappers255
Death of a Nation - Where Ignorance Is Rewarded for a New Race Creation: The Niggro267
Pt. 5The Future of Music
The Heavenly Juke Box272
Music and New Technology: Making Music in the Digital Age302
Senate Testimony of the Future of Music Coalition, April 3, 2001319
Artist Rights and Record Companies: A Letter to Fellow Recording Artists329

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