Hip Hop Africa - Eric S. Charry

Hip Hop Africa

By Eric S. Charry

  • Release Date: 2012-10-23
  • Genre: Music

Description

Hip Hop Africa explores a new generation of African performers and musicians who are not only consumers of global music but also active participants in the worldwide culture of hip hop and rap. Eric Charry and an international group of contributors look carefully at youth culture and the background of this unprecedented musical movement as well as other contemporary musical currents, including reggae, ragga, gospel music, and drumming.. Covering Senegal, Mali, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, and South Africa, this volume offers unique perspectives on the influences, development, and presence of African hip hop on the global music scene.