The Journal of Hip Hop Studies

From A-Town to ATL: The Politics of Translation in Global Hip Hop Culture
The Journal of Hip Hop Studies (2015) Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 100-116

This article examines the linguistic and cultural tensions in global Hip Hop culture through an analysis of the performance of Gsann, an emcee from the Tanzanian Hip Hop crew X Plastaz, at the 2009 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Hip Hop ...

Hip Hop Culture in a Small Moroccan City
The Journal of Hip Hop Studies (2015) Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 65-98

This paper explores Hip Hop culture by tracing its development from the global level through the Arab world to finally its manifestation in Morocco. Hip Hop culture is defined broadly as a wide range of artistic expressions-rap, graffiti, breakdancing, DJing, ...

Curricular Goals, Music and Pacing: The Case Study for Hip Hop Music in Children's Educational Television
The Journal of Hip Hop Studies (2015) Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 37-64

As an answer to the McCollum and Bryant (2003) charge for scholars to use the pacing index that they created to measure the pace of current children's programs, this paper examines the use of Hip Hop music in a children's ...

Is Black Motherhood A Marker of Oppression or Empowerment? Hip-Hop and R&B Lessons about "Mama"
The Journal of Hip Hop Studies (2015) Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 7-39

A qualitative content analysis was conducted on the lyrics of 59 songs (40 Hip Hop songs; 17 R&B songs; 2 songs that represented the Hip Hop and R&B genre) from 1961-2013 to identify the ways that Black male and Black ...

Out of Time
The Journal of Hip Hop Studies (2015) Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 6-7

 

Song for a Passbook Torch
The Journal of Hip Hop Studies (2015) Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 4-6