St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture

Editors: St. James Press
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: St. James Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4103-8082-1
Category: Arts & Leisure - Music
Image Count: 183
Book Status: Available
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The St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture presents entries that examine the history and contributions of hip hop to American and global culture. It provides academic and public libraries with a much-needed authoritative reference resource defining, exploring, and analyzing this significant aspect of culture and history.

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Table of Contents

  • Editor's Note
  • Introduction
  • Thematic Outline
  • A
  • African Hip Hop
  • Afrika Bambaataa 1957?–
  • Afrofuturism
  • All Eyez on Me
  • Alternative Rap
  • Anti-Apartheid Movement in Hip Hop
  • Asian Hip Hop
  • Authenticity
  • Auto-Tune
  • B
  • B-Boy, B-Girl
  • Backpack
  • Backspin
  • Bad Boy Records
  • Battle, Battling
  • The Bay Area
  • Beastie Boys
  • Beat Makers
  • Beatboxing
  • Beef
  • Blaxploitation
  • Bling
  • Boom Bap
  • Boom Box
  • Bounce
  • The Box
  • Breakdancing
  • Bronx River Community Center
  • Busta Rhymes 1972–
  • C
  • Campbell, Luther “Luke” 1960–
  • Cash Money Records
  • Chap Hop
  • Christian Rap
  • The Chronic
  • Chuck D 1960–
  • The Cold Crush Brothers
  • Collectives
  • Combs, Sean 1969–
  • Comics
  • Commercial Hip Hop
  • Common 1972–
  • Conscious Hip Hop
  • Crew
  • Cribs
  • Criminal Minded
  • Crossfader
  • Crunk, Crunking
  • Culture Wars
  • Cypher
  • D
  • Dapper Dan
  • Death Row Records
  • Def
  • Def Jam Recordings
  • Disco Fever
  • Dj Kool Herc
  • DJing
  • The Dozens
  • Dr. Dre 1965–
  • Drill Rap
  • Drugs and Hip Hop
  • Dungeon Family
  • E
  • Early Hip Hop Venues
  • 808 Drum Machine
  • Electro-Hop
  • Elliott, Missy 1971–
  • Eminem 1972–
  • Entrepreneurialism
  • Eric B. and Rakim
  • European Hip Hop
  • Experimental Hip Hop
  • F
  • Fab 5 Freddy 1959–
  • The Fantastic Five
  • Fashion
  • Feminism and Hip Hop
  • 1520 Sedgwick Avenue
  • “Fight the Power”
  • Film
  • Five Percent Nation
  • Flow
  • Fly
  • Fly Girl
  • Foxy Brown 1978–
  • Freak
  • Freestyle
  • Fresh
  • G
  • Gangsta Rap
  • Go-Go Music
  • Golden Age of Hip Hop
  • Graffiti
  • Grandmaster Flash 1958–
  • H
  • Hardcore Rap
  • Hip Hop–Based Education Movement
  • Hip Hop Studies
  • Hip Hop Summits
  • Hip House
  • Hoe Avenue Peace Meeting
  • Homophobia in Hip Hop
  • Horrorcore
  • Hot 97
  • Hype Man
  • I
  • Ice Cube 1969–
  • Ice-T 1958–
  • It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
  • Izzle
  • J
  • Jay-Z 1969–
  • Jimmy Hat
  • Juice Crew
  • K
  • Kid Rappers
  • “King Tim III (Personality Jock)”
  • Korean Hip Hop
  • KRS-One 1965–
  • L
  • Lady B 1961?–
  • Latin American Hip Hop
  • Lil’ Kim 1975?–
  • Lil Wayne 1982–
  • Literature
  • Locking
  • Los Angeles (So Cal)
  • The Low End Theory
  • M
  • The Marshall Mathers Lp
  • Martial Arts
  • Mash-Up
  • Mass Incarceration
  • Master P 1970–
  • MCing
  • Mercedes Ladies
  • Miami
  • Middle Eastern Hip Hop
  • The Midwest
  • The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
  • Misogyny in Rap
  • Mixer
  • Mixtape
  • Mr. Magic's Rap Attack
  • N
  • Names
  • Nas 1973–
  • Nation of Islam
  • Native Tongues
  • Nerdcore
  • New Jack Swing
  • New School
  • New York City
  • N*Gga
  • Nine Elements of Hip Hop
  • 1989 Grammy Boycott
  • No Limit Records
  • The Northeast
  • The Notorious B.I.G. 1972–1997
  • Novelty Rap Songs
  • N.W.A
  • O
  • Old School
  • Organized Konfusion
  • Outkast
  • P
  • Pacific Northwest
  • Paul's Boutique
  • Payola
  • Photography
  • Pimp My Ride
  • Popping
  • Posse Cut
  • Print Media
  • Proto-Rap
  • “P.S.K. (What Does It Mean?)”
  • Public Enemy
  • Q
  • Queen Latifah 1970–
  • Queer Hip Hop
  • R
  • Rap
  • Rap as Marketing, Advertising, and Branding
  • Rap as Poetry
  • Rap Metal
  • “Rapper's Delight”
  • Reality Shows
  • Reggaeton
  • Remix
  • Robinson, Sylvia 1936–2011
  • Rock Steady Crew
  • The Roxanne Wars
  • Run-D.M.C.
  • Run-D.M.C.
  • S
  • Sampling
  • Scarface 1970–
  • Scratching
  • The Sequence
  • Signifying
  • Simmons, Russell 1957–
  • Sisters in the Name of Rap
  • Sneakers
  • Snoop Dogg 1971–
  • The South
  • Spanglish Rap
  • Stetsasonic
  • Stop the Violence Movement
  • Straight Outta Compton
  • The Stretch and Bobbito Radio Show
  • Style Wars
  • T
  • Theater
  • Trap Music
  • A Tribe Called Quest
  • 2Pac 1971–1996
  • U
  • Ultramagnetic MCs
  • Underground Music
  • Universal Zulu Nation
  • V
  • Vernacular
  • Video Games (and Soundtracks)
  • Video Music Box
  • WXYZ
  • West, Kanye 1977–
  • White Rappers
  • Wild Style
  • Williams, Hype 1970–
  • Wu-Tang Clan
  • Yo! Mtv Raps
  • Reading List
  • Notes on Advisers and Contributors