Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2012

256 Pages | 15 b/w photographs

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199895403

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The Dozens

A History of Rap's Mama

Elijah Wald

  • provides comprehensive overview of the development of African-American music
  • advances a fresh perspective on major popular musical genres like hip-hop, rap, blues, and jazz
  • contains the first-ever in-depth look at the funny, dirty, and often offensive lingustic tradition of the dozens