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Land of Unlimited Possibilities—Land of Systematic Oppression. The Ambivalent Representations of America in Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Watch the Throne

Author: Max Tretter Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg Download PDF version   INTRODUCTION Originating in the United States, rap music and the culture of hip hop are closely connected with America.[1] As hip hop’s place of origin, the US has a lasting...

Alienation vs. Black Collective Consciousness in JM Holmes’ How are you going to save yourself?: a Comparative Study

Download PDF version “Why do you blame everyone else for your problems?” he said. […] “You attack the police?” Eddy said. “You need a cause so you make one up?” “Attack the police? Ha,” Kalli, said […] “What, you think...

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