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    • Prophets of the Hood

    • Politics and Poetics in Hip Hop
    • By: Imani Perry
    • Narrated by: Emil Nicholas Gallina
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    At once the most lucrative, popular, and culturally oppositional musical force in the United States, hip-hop demands the kind of interpretation Imani Perry provides here: criticism engaged with this vibrant musical form on its own terms. A scholar and a fan, Perry considers the art, politics, and culture of hip-hop through an analysis of song lyrics, the words of the prophets of the hood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, poor narration

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-08-17

    Regular price: $19.95