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The Anthology of Rapby Adam Bradley
Synopses & Reviews
A diverse array of rap lyrics collects more than 300 sets of verse, by such artists as Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, Eric B. & Rakim, Blackalicious, Jean Grae and many more.
About the Author
\ Adam Bradley is associate professor of English at the University of Colorado and the author of Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip-Hop and Ralph Ellison in Progress. He is also co-editor of Ralph Ellison’s unfinished second novel, Three Days Before the Shooting.Andrew DuBois is associate professor of English at the University of Toronto Scarborough and the author of Ashbery’s Forms of Attention. He is also co-editor of Close Reading: The Reader.
Table of Contents
1978-1984 : the old school. Afrika Bambaataa ; Kurtis Blow ; Brother D with Collective Effort ; Eddie Cheba ; Cold Crush Brothers ; DJ Hollywood ; Funky Four + 1 ; Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five ; Lady B ; Sequence ; Spoonie Gee ; Sugarhill Gang ; Treacherous Three ; Tanya ("Sweet Tee") Winley — 1985-1992 : the golden age. Beastie Boys ; Big Daddy Kane ; Boogie Down Productions ; De La Soul ; Eric B. & Rakim ; Gang Starr ; Ice-T ; Kool G Rap ; Kool Moe Dee ; LL Cool J ; MC Lyte ; NWA ; Public Enemy ; Queen Latifah ; Run-DMC ; Salt-N-Pepa ; Schooly D ; Roxanne Shant
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