Black Noise

Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America
TitleBlack Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1994
AuthorRose, Tricia
Number of Pages237
PublisherWesleyan
CityNew Hampshire
Publication Languageeng
ISBN or ASIN Number819562750
Copies at the Archive9

This ethnographic study is the first detailed exploration of rap music within its social, cultural, and artistic contexts. Rose (history/Africana studies, NYU) carefully analyzes each defining element of the genre.