TITLE

New Hip-Hop Generation Returns To Activism

AUTHOR(S)
Mitchell, Gail; Hall, Rashaun; Kenon, Marci; Pesselnick, Jill; Waddell, Ray
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Billboard;08/12/2000, Vol. 112 Issue 33, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on political expression and activism in hip-hop and rap music. Impact of current events on the social consciousness of rap artists; Details of politically-charged subject matter in the music of Jurassic 5, Common, Black Eyed Peas, dead prez, and others; How the popularity of such groups represents the commercialization of underground music. INSETS: Rappers Practice What They Preach;Tours Blend Music, Message.
ACCESSION #
3406813

 

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