To the Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip Hop Aesthetic

By William Jelani Cobb | Go to book overview

Index
2 Live Crew, 47,53
5% Nation, 69,141-142
Mile (Eminem), 73,83,143,157,162
“8 Million Stories” (A Tribe Called Quest), 48
“8 More Miles” (G-Unit), 95
“10% Dis” (MC Lyte), 50
The 18th Letter (Rakim), 143
Naughty III (Naughty By Nature), 132
“21 Questions” (50 Cent), 105
“22-20 Blues” (James), 116-117
“22 Twos” (Jay-Z), 105
50 Cent: “21 Questions,” 105; artistic integrity of, 9; death theme, 125; on fraternal love, 124; as a gangster figure, 34; Get Rich or Die Tryin', 73; hip hop battles, 81; Ja Rule and, 81; lyrics by, 34; misanthropy of, 168; “P.I.M.P.,” 122; regionalization of hip hop, 75; sales, 73
93 'Til Infinity (Souls of Mischief), 66
“100 Miles and Running” (Ice Cube), 82
“187” (Dr. Dre), 60
A+,66
Aaliyah, 102
Abrahams, Roger D., 77
Abrams, M. H., 109
“Action” (Treacherous Three), 45
“Addictive” (Rakim and Truth Hurts), 142
Aesthetics: of hip hop, 5,9,14,20,97,121; marijuana aesthetic, 58; “pimp aesthetic,” 121-123
African American culture, appeal of, 6
“African American” defined, 7
African Diaspora, hip hop and, 7,167
AG, 152
“Ain't It Good to You” (Ultra Magnetic MCs), 54
“Ain't No Mountain High Enough” (Terrell and Gaye), 87
“Ain't Nothin' Like the Real Thing” (Terrell and Gaye), 87
Ali, Muhammad, 32, 79
“All Around Mama” (Dixon), 37
All Eyez on Me (Tupac), 63
All Hail the Queen (Queen Latifah), 51
“All Hail to the Late Great Black Man” (Last Poets), 43
“All I Got Is You” (Ghostface Killah), 132,136 Allen, Harry, 61
“Alphabet Soup” (Masta Ace), 105
“Alternative rap,” 66-67
Always Outnumbered (Mosley), 146
American folk heroes, 34
Amerikkka's Most Wanted (Ice Cube), 4,57,58, 104
Amistad, 101
Anansi, 22
Andre 3000,30, 88,131
Angie B., 49
Anglo angst, 161
“Animal Planet” (GZA), 96-97
Anouilh, Jean, 110
Anti-flow, 89
Antoinette, 48,50-51
“Apache” (Viner), 13,29
Asphalt naturalism, 109
Atlanta, artists from, 74
“Atomic Dog” (Clinton), 29
The Autobiography of Malcolm X, 130-131,134
“Average Man” (Obie Trice), 101-102
AZ, 72
Azor, Herbie “Luv Bug,” 50,53
B-boying/b-boys. See Breakdancing/break- ing/b-boying
B-Real, 59,98
“Baaad Nigger” archetype, 30,35, 111
Back-and-forth style of hip hop, 86-87
Back to the Old School (Just-Ice), 48,56
Bad-motherfuckerdom, 33
Badu, Erykah, 146,156
Baldwin, James: on black preachers, 15; on feeding children, 36; head-to-head essays, 78; Jean and, 144; on legends, 139; on tales of suffering and delight, 128

-183-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
To the Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip Hop Aesthetic
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Microphone Check - An Intro 1
  • 1: The Roots 13
  • 2: The Score 41
  • 3: Word of Mouth 77
  • 4: Sphalt Chronicles Hip Hop and the Storytelling Tradition 107
  • 5: Seven Mcs 139
  • Conclusion 167
  • Shout Outs 171
  • Notes 175
  • Index 183
  • About the Author 200
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen
/ 200

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.