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Down These Mean Streets by Piri Thomas

Thirty years ago Piri Thomas made literary history with this lacerating, lyrical memoir of his coming of age in the streets of Spanish Harlem. Here was the testament of a born outsider: a Puerto Rican in English-speaking Americ...
 
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Remixing the Ritual: Hip Hop Theatre Aesthetics and Practice By Baba Israel

Remixing the ritual establishes a framework for Hip Hop, sets context in the Black arts movement , examines Americas legacy of minstrelsy vs commercial Rap, and arrives at the intersection of Hip Hop and theatre. This intersect...
 
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Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Literature From Greenwood

Hip Hop literature, also known as urban fiction or street lit, is a type of writing evocative of the harsh realities of life in the inner city. Beginning with seminal works by such writers as Donald Goines and Iceberg Slim and ...