Filipinos Represent: DJs, Racial Authenticity, and the Hip-hop Nation

Filipinos Represent: DJs, Racial Authenticity, and the Hip-hop Nation

by Antonio T. Tiongson Jr.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816679393
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Antonio T. Tiongson Jr. is assistant professor of American studies at the University of New Mexico. He is coeditor of Positively No Filipinos Allowed: Building Communities and Discourse.

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Claiming Hip-hop
1. The African Americanization of Hip-hop
2. The Racialization of DJ Culture
3. "The Scratching is What Got Me Hooked": Filipino American DJS in the Bay Area
4. "DJing as a Filipino Thing": Negotiating Questions of Race
5. The Normative Boundaries of Filipinoness
Conclusion: Reimagining the Hip-hop Nation

Notes
Index

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