Hip-Hop Revolution in the Flesh: Power, Knowledge, and Pleasure in Lil' Kim's Lyricism available in Paperback
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- Palgrave Macmillan US
An extended study of the writings of Lil' Kim, the multi-platinum selling Hip Hop artist. Examines Lil' Kim's anti-sexist, gender-defiant and ultra-erotic verse alongside issues of race and the politics of imprisonment. This is the first study to apply the tools of literary criticism to Hip Hop's lyrical writings.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2009|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)|
About the Author
GREG THOMASis an assistant professor of English at Syracuse University, USA.
Table of ContentsOral s – Head – Genius: The Power, Knowledge and Pleasure of Hard Core Sexual Poetic Justice : African Matriarchy, Flexible Gender Systems& The Notorious K.I.M. Mic 'God/dess' … Eshu-Elegba:Signifying Divine Freedom in the Flesh, via Hip-Hop 'First Female King':Freedom of Expression and Monarchy in La Bella Mafia's Beehive Black Consciousness – Reprise On 'Baduizm,' African Cinema and 'QUEEN B@#$H' Aesthetics It's the Lyrical Sex Pistol: Rebel Music with Body Politics and Polymorphous Fire Power The 'Sound Clash' of The Naked Truth: Erotic Maroonage, Public Enemies& 'Rap COINTELPRO'