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TABLE OF CONTENTS ? Foreword Geneva Smitherman ? Chapter One ?The streetz iz a mutha?: The street and the formation of a Hip Hop Linguistics ? Chapter Two Verbal mujahidin in the transglobal Hip Hop umma: Islam, discursive struggle, and the weapons of mass culture ? Chapter Three ?Talkin Black in this White man?s world?: Linguistic supremacy, linguistic equanimity, and the politics of language ? Chapter Four ?Bring it to the cypher?: Hip Hop Nation Language ? Chapter Five Spittin the code of the streets: The strategic construction of a street conscious identity ? Chapter Six ?Every syllable of mine is an umbilical cord through time?: Towards an analytical schema of Hip Hop poetics ? Chapter Seven ?I?m Pharoahe when I?m on stage; I?m Troy when I?m home in Queens?: An interview with Pharoahe Monch
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
African Americans -- Languages.
English language -- Social aspects -- United States.
Black English -- United States.
Hip-hop -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States.