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Gr 6 Up-While not compelling reading, this book is certainly up-to-date, and presents an unbiased, well-reasoned discussion of the subject. Rather than providing an overview of the history of rap, Keeley focuses on the social issues raised by the music. Unfortunately, the text itself is dry, and may not hold interest for readers beyond its value as a research tool. The topics include sexism, violence, and censorship. Readers are given a fairly good sense of the legal issues that have been raised since rap emerged as a phenomenon. Similarly, the chapter on censorship discusses the most widely reported incidents, including the criticism of Sister Souljah by President Bill Clinton and the more recent flap over homophobia in the songs of rapper Eminem. There are copious notes and an equally copious list of books and other sources consulted, as well as contact information on organizations mentioned in the text. The stock, black-and-white photos provide minimal visual interest. Readers who want a more compelling introduction to rap that also addresses the issues raised in this book would do well to seek out James Haskins's One Nation under a Groove: Rap Music and Its Roots (Hyperion, 2000).-Tim Wadham, Maricopa County Library District, Phoenix, AZ Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560065043
  • Publisher: Cengage Gale
  • Publication date: 5/28/2001
  • Series: Overview Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 112
  • Age range: 11 - 14 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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  • Posted March 10, 2013

    In the book Rap Music the book talks about the history of rap an

    In the book Rap Music the book talks about the history of rap and the origin of the music. Different topics like legal rights with record companies, different artists, styles of rap, and how the music has progressed from the beginning in the seventies to today. It touches down with certain rappers that have made great achievements through rap music and also some of the ridicule they took from people who were critical to their rap music.  The book is more of just narration with facts about rap music making it a more of a reference text rather than a story about someone or something in rap music.  I would recommend not reading this book unless you are looking for facts on rap music and only looking for facts.  the tone is very boring and only discusses facts and history rather than tone or a story that came from personal experience from the author.  The writing style is more narrative than anything else, but some things that i really did like were the things I have learned.  This book has things in it that are fairly interesting and facts that really are shocking. Some things i really didn’t like was that the read was boring and it felt like i just had a textbook in front of me the whole time. Overall i would rate this book a three because i did learn a lot from the book it just wasn’t the most exciting book to read.  I think that adults or older people would find more interest in this book than younger people but the level of reading is fairly low making it easy to comprehend.  

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