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The 'Hood Comes First
Race, Space, and Place in Rap and Hip-Hop
Murray Forman

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• Acknowledgments
• Introduction
• Space Matters: Hip-Hop and the Spatial Perspective
• “Welcome to the City:” Defining and Delineating the Urban Terrain
• Old School Geography: From the Disco to the Street
• Growing an Industry: The Corporate Expansion of Hip-Hop
• Crossover and Fragmentation: Rap in the Platinum Era
• Boyz N Girlz in the ’Hood: From Space to Place
• Hip-Hop Media: Dissemination throughout the Nation
• “The ’Hood Took Me Under”: Urban Geographies of Danger and the Cinematic ’Hood Genre
• Industry, Nation, Globe: Hip Hop Toward 2000
• Epilogue
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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