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That's the Joint!: The Hip-Hop Studies Reader Paperback – September 22, 2004

ISBN-13: 978-0415969192 ISBN-10: 0415969190

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 628 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge (September 22, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415969190
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415969192
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 1.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #424,333 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


"That's The Joint!, edited by Murray Forman and Mark Anthony Neal, is a ready-made cornerstone for any multidisciplinary hip-hop course... -- Houston Chronicle

"Everything you wanted to know about hip-hop." --The Wisconsin Journal

"This is the ultimate breakdown of hip-hop scholarship in one master mix volume."-- Charlie Ahearn, co-author of Yes Yes Y'All: The Experience Music Project Oral History of Hip-Hop's First Decade and director of Wild Style

About the Author

Murray Forman is Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Northeastern University. He is author of The 'Hood Comes First: Race, Space, and Place in Hip-Hop.

Mark Anthony Neal is Associate Professor of Black Popular Culture in the Program in African and African-American Studies at Duke University. Neal is the author of What the Music Said, Soul Babies, and Songs in the Key of Black Life, all published by Routledge.

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0 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Dr. Larry Ridley on September 29, 2010
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An important treatise on the evolution, influence and role of Hip Hop in African American History/Culture.
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