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"If You Don't Move Your Feet Then I Don't Eat": Hip Hop and the Demand for Black Labor

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Birkhold,Matthew (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Jan 2011
Published:
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press
ISBN:
1935-8644
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Economic conditions, United States, Blacks, Popular culture, resistance, *Youth, Working class
Notes:
Argues that the emergence of hip hop in the South Bronx can be explained by the way in which several social-political factors dictated by the needs of the world economy converged with the resistance and labor of black people in the United States and the Anglo-Caribbean in the late 1960s and early 1970