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Hip-Hop Revolution in the Flesh

Power, Knowledge, and Pleasure in Lil’ Kim’s Lyricism

  • Authors
  • Greg Thomas
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Introduction

An extended study of the writings of Lil' Kim, the multi-platinum selling Hip Hop artist. Examines Lil' Kim's anti-sexist, gender-defiant and ultra-erotic verse alongside issues of race and the politics of imprisonment. This is the first study to apply the tools of literary criticism to Hip Hop's lyrical writings.

Keywords

aesthetics Africa African body cinema consciousness corpus freedom gender liberty literary criticism music politics truth writing

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