From Bomba to Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino

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A simple, raw form of rock and roll that emerged in the mid-1960s, largely in the United States. This category also includes everything that sounds like pop-punk, which is more or less anything manipulated by record label execs for the purpose of targeting teenage girls. This shallow reading of Ready To Die (and to a lesser extent Life After Death) saw the rise of superficial rappers who had little substance but would really the rap the shit out of telling you how many drugs they sold. 50 Cent was one of the better examples nearly a decade later: a self-styled gangsta who made his name from getting shot a whole bunch of times who lucked out in being picked up by Dr.

Pages: 272

Publisher: Columbia University Press; Copyright 2000 edition (May 15, 2000)

ISBN: 0231110774

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