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Author Thomas, Greg, 1969- author.

Title Hip-hop revolution in the flesh : power, knowledge, and pleasure in Lil' Kim's lyricism / Greg Thomas
Published New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xii, 231 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents Orals ... head ... genius: the power, knowledge and pleasure of hard core -- Sexual poetic justice: African matriarchy, flexible gender systems and the notorious K.I.M. -- "Mic Goddess" Eshu-Elegba : signifying divine freedom--in the flesh, via hip-hop -- First female king : freedom of expression and monarchy in La Bella Mafia's beehive -- Black consciousness -- Reprise on baduizm -- African Ccnema and "QUEEN B@#$H" aesthetics -- It's the lyrical sex pistol: rebel music with body politics and polymorphous fire power -- The "sound clash" of the naked truth: erotic maroonage, public enemies and rap
Summary This is a critical, cultural study of radical sexual politics in a contemporary Hip-Hop lyricism; what the author refers to as Hip-Hop's "QUEEN B@#$H&#" lyricism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-226) and index
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Subject Lil' Kim.
Lil' Kim
Lil' Kim.
African American women musicians -- Biography
Hip-hop -- Social aspects -- United States
Rap (Music) -- Social aspects -- United States
Individual actors & performers -- c 2000 to c 2010 -- USA.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Rap & Hip Hop.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Composers & Musicians.
Performing Arts.
African American women musicians
Rap (Music) -- Social aspects
Kvinnor i musiken.
Afro-amerikanska kvinnor.
Hiphop -- sociala aspekter -- Förenta staterna.
United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780230619111