New PDF release: Afro-Colombian Hip-Hop: Globalization, Transcultural Music,

By Christopher Dennis

Afro-Colombian Hip-Hop: Globalization, Transcultural track, and Ethnic Identities, by way of Christopher Dennis, explores the impression that globalization and the transnational unfold of U.S. well known culture—specifically hip-hop and rap—are having at the social identities of more youthful generations of black Colombians. in addition to addressing why and the way hip-hop has migrated so successfully to Colombia’s black groups, Dennis introduces readers to a couple of the country’s most famed Afro-Colombian hip-hop artists, their musical recommendations, and creation and distribution practices. specifically, Dennis demonstrates how, via a method of transculturation, today’s younger artists are reworking U.S. hip-hop right into a extra self reliant artwork shape used for articulating oppositional social and political reviews, remodeling ethnic identities, and actively contributing to the reimagining of the Colombian state.
Afro-Colombian Hip-Hop uncovers ways that younger Afro-Colombian performers are trying to take advantage of hip-hop and electronic media to convey the views, histories, and expressive types of their marginalized groups into nationwide and foreign public recognition.

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