|Foreword by Cornel West||xi|
|From Rhyme to Reason: This Shit Ain't Easy||xv|
|Disk 1 Da Mysteries: God, Love, and Knowledge||1|
|Track 1.||Yo! It Ain't No Mystery: Who Is God? DERRICK DARBY||3|
|Track 2.||Ain't (Just) 'bout da Booty: Funky Reflections on Love TOMMIE SHELBY||14|
|Track 3.||“You Perceive With Your Mind”: Knowledge and Perception MITCHELL S. GREEN||27|
|Disk 2 What's Beef? Ruminations on Violence||39|
|Track 4.||“Y'all Niggaz Better Recognize”: Hip Hop's Dialectical Struggle for Recognition JOHN P. PITTMAN||41|
|Track 5.||Rap Aesthetics: Violence and the Art of Keeping It Real RICHARD SHUSTERMAN||54|
|Track 6.||“F**k tha Police “State””: Rap, Warfare, and the Leviathan JOY JAMES||65|
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Publication information: Book title: Hip Hop and Philosophy: Rhyme 2 Reason. Contributors: Derrick Darby - Editor, Tommie Shelby - Editor. Publisher: Open Court. Place of publication: Chicago. Publication year: 2005. Page number: vii.
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