Pulse of the People

Pulse of the People: Political Rap Music and Black Politics
TitlePulse of the People: Political Rap Music and Black Politics
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2015
AuthorBonnette, Lakeyta M.
Number of Pages154
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
CityPhiladelphia
KeywordsPolitics, rap music, Urban
URLhttps://www.amazon.com/Pulse-People-Political-Politics-Governance/dp/0812246845
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In "Pulse of the People", Lakeyta M. Bonnette illustrates the ways rap music serves as a vehicle for the expression and advancement of the political thoughts of urban Blacks, a population frequently marginalized in American society and alienate from electoral politics.