The Dozens PDF õ Hardcover

dozens epub The Dozens PDF/EPUBRuled urban neighborhoods since the early 1900s Whether considered vernacular poetry aggressive dueling a test of street cool or just a mess of dirty insults the dozens is a basic building block of African American culture A game which could inspire raucous laughter or escalate to violence it provided a wellspring of rhymes attitude and raw humor that has influenced pop musicians from Jelly Roll Morton and Robert Johnson to Tupac Shakur and Jay Z Wald goes back to the dozens' roots looking at mother insulting and verbal combat from Greenland to the sources of the Niger and shows its breadth of influence in the seminal writings of.

The Dozens PDF õ Hardcover

➜ [KINDLE] ❆ The Dozens By Elijah Wald ➦ – Airdomains.co From Two Live Crew's controversial comedy to Ice Cube's gangsta styling and the battle rhymes of a streetcorner cypher rap has always drawn on deep traditions of African American poetic word play In TFrom Two Live Crew's controversial comedy to Ice Cube's gangsta styling and the battle rhymes of a streetcorner cypher rap has always drawn on deep traditions of African American poetic word play In Talking 'Bout Your Mama author Elijah Wald explores one of the most potent sources of rap the viciously funny outrageously inventive insult game known as the dozens So what is the dozens At its simplest it's a comic chain of yo' mama jokes At its most complex it's an intricate form of social interaction that reaches back to African ceremonial rituals Wald traces the tradition of African American street rhyming and verbal combat that has.

Ruled urban neighborhoods since the early 1900s Whether considered vernacular poetry aggressive dueling a test of street cool or just a mess of dirty insults the dozens is a basic building block of African American culture A game which could inspire raucous laughter or escalate to violence it provided a wellspring of rhymes attitude and raw humor that has influenced pop musicians from Jelly Roll Morton and Robert Johnson to Tupac Shakur and Jay Z Wald goes back to the dozens' roots looking at mother insulting and verbal combat from Greenland to the sources of the Niger and shows its breadth of influence in the seminal writings of.

The Dozens PDF õ Hardcover

The Dozens PDF õ Hardcover Elijah Wald is a musician and writer with nine published books Most are about music blues folk world and Mexican drug ballads with one about hitchhikingHis new book is a revisionist history of popular music throwing out the usual critical conventions and instead looking at what mainstream pop fans were actually listening and dancing to over the years At readings he also plays guitar an

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