Table of contents for Born to use mics : reading Nas's Illmatic / edited by Michael Eric Dyson and Sohail Daulatzai.

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Foreword: (Macgruder, Scarface, Kanye, Common, etc.)
Introduction: Sohail Daulatzai
Interview with Nas: Dyson
1	It Was Signified, Nama	00
2	NY State of Mind. Sohail Daulatzai	00
3	Time is Illmatic: A Song for My Father, A letter to My Son, Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr.	00
4	It¿s Yours¿ Hip Hop Worldviews in the Lyrics of Nas, James Peterson	00
5	Critical Pedagogy Comes at Halftime: Nas as Black Public Intellectual, Marc Lamont Hill	00
6	¿Memory Lane¿: On Jazz, Hip-Hop and Fathers, Mark Anthony Neal	00
7	One Love, Michael Eric Dyson	00
8	One Time 4 Your Mind: Embedding Nas and Hip-Hop into a Gendered State of Mind, Gaunt	00
9	Represent, Queensbridge, and the Art of Living, Eddie S. Glaude Jr.	00
10	It Ain¿t Hard To Tell: A Story of Lyrical Transcendence, Imani Perry	00
An Elegy for Illmatic, Gregory Tate	00
Dream Hampton
Nighttime Is More Trife Than Ever: The Many Misuses of Nas, Jon Caramanica	00
Genesis: In the Hall of Mirrors, Charlie Ahearn	00
Break (is this), Suheir Hammad	00
Adam Mansbach/Kevin Coval
Bobbito Garcia
Interview with Rakim
Notes	00
Index	00

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Nas (Musician) Illmatic.
Nas (Musician) -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rap (Music) -- History and criticism.