African hip hop Academic publications (the List)

edited August 2008 in Academics
This topic is dedicated to collecting bibliographic details on articles, theses, dissertations and other academic publications on hip hop culture in Africa.

Purpose is to create a list that will be useful to researchers, journalists, filmmakers but also artists who want to read up about what is happening on the continent.

If you want to DISCUSS please use the other topic here http://www.africanhiphop.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=15215.

Additions below should follow this format:

In the case of books: Author's last name, first name. Book title. Additional information. City of publication: Publishing company, publication date.

Other cases: see here http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... ples.shtml

Hope you find this useful. If you decide to copy this entire list, please give proper credits to the Africanhiphop.com community.

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    edited March 2008
    Kickin off... these two were within reach. Trust me, there is much much more.

    TANZANIA

    Remes, Pieter. "Global Popular Musics and Changing Awareness of Urban Tanzanian Youth." Yearbook for Traditional Music, Vol. 31, 1999 (1999): pp. 1-26

    Gesthuizen, Thomas and Haas, Peter-Jan. "Ndani ya Bongo. Kiswahili rap Keeping it Real." In: Frank Gunderson and Gregory Barz. Mashindano! Competitive Music Performance in East Africa. Dar es Salaam: Mkuki na Nyota, 2000
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    edited May 2008
    Who ever said rapperz ain,t smart is totally in need of LOVE :cry:
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    edited June 2008
    WOOOOOO....... Nice post. It may come in handy
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    edited June 2008
    Englert, Birgit. "Bongo Flava (Still) Hidden: 'Underground' Rap from Morogoro, Tanzania." Stichproben: Wiener Zeitschrift für kritische Afrikastudien 3.5 (2003): 73-93. .

    Fenn, John, and Alex Perullo. "Language Choice and Hip Hop in Tanzania and Malawi." Popular Music and Society 24.3 (2000): 73(21). .

    Perullo, Alex, and John Fenn. "Language Ideologies, Choices, and Practices in Eastern African Hip Hop." Global Pop, Local Language. Ed. Harris M. Berger and Michael Thomas Carroll. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2003. 19-51.

    Perullo, Alex. "Hooligans and Heroes: Youth Identity and Hip-Hop in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania." Africa Today 51.4 (2005): 75-98. .

    Perullo, Aliex. The Music Business in Tanzania. Dar es Salaam: American Embassy, 2001.

    Perullo, Alex. The Life that I Live : Popular Music, Agency, and Urban Society in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Thesis (Ph. D.) Indiana University, 2003.

    Saavedra Casco, Jose Arturo. "The Language of the Young People: Rap, Urban Culture and Protest in Tanzania." Journal of Asian and African Languages 41.3 (2006): 229-48. .

    Suriano, Maria. “Mimi Ni Msanii, Kioo Cha Jamii”: Urban Youth Culture in Tanzania as seen through Bongo Fleva and Hip-Hop. Paper for presentation at the Youth and the Global South Conference, 13-15 October 2006. ed. Vol. 2007. Dakar, Senegal:, 2006. 9/18/2007.

    Thompson, Katrina Daly. "Rap, Cartoon and Rap Cartoon: Representations of the Maasai in Contemporary Tanzanian Popular Culture." Music, Performance, and African Identities. Ed. Toyin Falola and Tyler Fleming. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, in press.

    Thompson, Katrina Daly. "Keeping it Real: Reality and Representation in Maasai Hip-Hop." Journal of African Cultural Studies 20.1 (2008): 33. . June 26, 2008 .

    Veran, Cristina, et al. "Native Tongues: Hip-Hop's Global Indigenous Movement." Total Chaos : The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-Hop. Ed. Jeff Chang. New York: BasicCivitas Books, 2006. 278-292.
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    edited June 2008
    Thanks for the addition! Reminds me that I need to still add the titles I have here. Well, after the weekend...
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    edited August 2008
    Came across a publication list from Alex Perullo (Asst. Professor of Anthropology and African Studies, Bryant University in Rhode Island). Just copy-pasting...

    Publications

    In production (2008). “Sounds of the City: Popular Music and Performance in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.” Ethnomusicology Video for Instruction and Analysis (EVIA) Digital Archive, Indiana University and the University of Michigan.

    2008. “Rumba in the City of Peace: Migration and the Cultural Commodity of Congolese Music in Dar es Salaam, 1968-1985.” Ethnomusicology 52(2):296-324.

    2008. “Conceptions of Song: Ownership, Rights, and African Copyright Law.” The Garland Handbook of African Music, second edition, edited by Ruth M. Stone. London and New York: Routledge.

    2007. “Migration and the Cultural Commodity of Congolese Music in Dar es Salaam, 1975-1985.” Working Paper, University of Witwatersrand Forced Migration Studies Programme, Johannesburg, South Africa, number 33 (http://migration.wits.ac.za).

    2007. “’Here’s a Little Something Local’: An Early History of Hip Hop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1984-1997.” In Dar es Salaam: Histories from an Emerging East African Metropolis, edited by Andrew Burton, James Brennan, and Yusuf Lawi. Dar es Salaam: Mkuki wa Nyota Publishers.

    2007. Review of Tanzanie: Musiques Rituelles Gogo (Tanzania: Gogo ritual music). Recordings by Polo Vallejo. Ethnomusicology volume 51 (1): 159-160.

    2007. Review of Kenya: Roots Benga, Coastal Taarab, and Urban Rap. Compiled by Douglas Paterson and Werner Graebner. Ethnomusicology volume 51 (1): 160-162.

    2005. “Hooligans and Heroes: Youth Identity and Rap Music in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.” Africa Today, vol. 51(4): 74-101.

    2005. The Music Business in Tanzania: Copyright Law, Contracts, and Collective Management Organizations (English and Swahili). Dar es Salaam: American Embassy, second edition.

    2004. Book Review of Recollecting from the Past: Musical Practice and Spirit Possession on the East Coast of Madagascar. Ron Emoff. 2002. Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press. Ethnomusicology volume 48(3): 453-455.

    2003. “‘The Life that I Live’: Popular Music, Urban Practices, and Agency in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Indiana University.

    2003. “Language Ideologies, Choices, and Practices in Eastern African Hip Hop,” coauthored with John Fenn. In Global Popular Music: The Politics and Aesthetics of Language Choice, edited by Harry Berger and Michael T. Carroll. Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi.

    2003. “Street Art in Queens, New York,” Urban Folk, summer issue.

    2001. The Music Business in Tanzania: Copyright Law, Contracts, and Collective Management Organizations (English and Swahili). Dar es Salaam: American Embassy.

    2000-2001. Monthly articles in Kitangoma, a Tanzanian music periodical and the Swahili newspapers Tanzania Leo, Mwananchi,and the Daily News.

    2000. “Language Choice and Hip Hop in Tanzania and Malawi,” coauthored with John Fenn in Popular Music and Society, Fall, Vol 24(3): 73-93.
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    edited August 2008
    And his list of references on hip hop in Tanzania:

    Compiled by José Arturo Saavedra Casco.

    October 2007

    Englert, Birgit. 2004. “Africa Raps Back: Reflections on Hip Hop from Tanzania and South Africa.” In Crossing Borders: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Africa, ed. by Anne Schröder. Berlin: Lit Verlag.

    ------. 2003. “Bongo Flava Still Hidden “Underground” Rap from Morogoro, Tanzania.” Stichproben (Wiener Zeitschrift für kritische Afrikastudien) 5(3): 73-93.

    Haas, Peter J. and Thomas Gesthuizen. 2000. “Ndani ya Bongo: Kiswahili Rap Keeping it Real”. Mashindano! Competitive Music Performance in East Africa,ed. by Frank Gunderson & Gregory F. Barz, Dar es Salaam: Mkuki na Nyota. pp. 279-295.

    Higgins, Christina. Forthcoming. “African American English, Glocalization, and the Imagined Hip Hop Nation in Tanzania.: In It's Bigger Than Hip-Hop: Pedagogy, Policy and Power in Global Contexts, edited by A. Ibrahim, S. Alim, & A. Pennycook. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

    Lemelle, Sidney J. 2006. “‘Ni Wapi ttunakwenda’: Hip Hop Culture and the Children of Arusha” In The Vinyl Ain’t Final: Hip Hop and the Globalization of Black Popular Culture, edited by Dipannita Basu and Sidney Lemelle, 230-54. London: Pluto Press.

    Mangesho, Peter. 2003. “Global Cultural Trends: the Case of Hip-Hop Music in Dar es Salaam”. M.A. Dissertation, University of Dar es Salaam.

    Ntarangwi, Mwenda. 2006. “Hip-hop, Westernisation, and Gender in East Africa.” In Songs and Politics in Eastern Africa, edited by Kimani wa Njogu and Herve Marpeau, 37-62. Nairobi: Institute of French Research in Africa.

    Perullo, Alex. 2002. “Expectations in the Tanzanian Hip hop Community.” Tanzanian Affairs 73(1): 35-6.

    ———. 2003. “The Life that I Live”: Popular Music, Urban Practices, and Agency in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Ph.D. diss., Indiana University.

    ———. 2005. “Hooligans and Heroes: Youth Identity and Rap Music in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.” Africa Today 51(4): 74-101.

    ———. 2007. “Here’s a Little Something Local”: An Early History of Hip Hop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1984-1997. In Dar es Salaam: The History of an Emerging East African Metropolis, edited by Andrew Burton, James Brennan, and Yusuf Lawi.

    Remes, Peter W. 1998. “‘Karibu Geto Langu/ Welcome in My Ghetto’: Urban youth, popular culture and language in 1990s Tanzania.” Ph.D. dissertation, Northwestern University.

    Raab, Klaus. 2004a. Bongo Flava, HipHop aus Tanzania. Ethnologik - Zeitschrift der Studierenden des Instituts für Ethnologie und Afrikanistik in München, Sonderausgabe. Nov. 2004: 19-24.

    Raab, Klaus 2006. Rapping the Nation. Die Aneignung von HipHop in Tanzania (Musikethnologie 6). Berlin: LIT.

    Reuster-Jahn, Uta. 2007. “Let’s Go Party! Discourse and Self-Portrayal in the Bongo Fleva Song ‘Mikasi.’” Swahili Forum 14: 225-244.

    Saavedra Casco, Arturo J. 2006. “The Language of the Young People: Rap, Urban Culture and Protest in Tanzania.” Journal of Asian and African Studies, 41: 229-248.

    Suriano, Maria. 2006 “Utajiju! It is up to you!: Bongo Flavour ‘in da house,’ Muziki wa Kizazi Kipya, Youth Culture and Globalisation in Tanzania.”Proceedings of the Jubilee Symposium on Kiswahili na Utandawazi-Swahili and Globalisation, Institute of Kiswahili Research. University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam: 173-93.

    ------. 2007. ‘Mimi Ni Msanii, Kioo Cha Jamii’1 Urban Youth Culture in Tanzania as Seen Through Bongo Fleva and Hip-Hop.” Swahili Forum 14: 207-223./
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