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Author Abe, Daudi J., author.

Title Emerald Street : a history of hip hop in Seattle / Daudi Abe ; foreword by Sir Mix-A-Lot.

Publication Info. Seattle, Washington : University of Washington Press, [2020]


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 280 pages) : illustrations, map
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: "I'm the man they love to hate, the J. R. Ewing of Seattle" -- "Welcome to Seattle where the sun don't shine" : Seattle, the Central District, and the arrival of hip hop -- "Go back the other way, we'll stop and eat at Dick's" : Seattle hip hop in the 1980s -- "We got the talent, microphones, turntables, and crates" : Seattle hip hop in the 1990s -- "Solo Doe is my idol man, Cherry is the street" : 206/2K -- "The hood ain't the same" : traditions change and continue -- Conclusion: "Back when Empire Way became MLK."
Subject Rap (Music) -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- History.
Music -- Political aspects -- Washington (State) -- Seattle.
Music -- History and criticism.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Rap & Hip Hop.
Music. (OCoLC)fst01030269
Music -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst01030414
Rap (Music) (OCoLC)fst01089951
Washington (State) -- Seattle. (OCoLC)fst01204940
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Sir Mix-A-Lot (Musician), writer of foreword.
Other Form: Print version: Emerald street. Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2020] 9780295747576 (OCoLC)1151541983
ISBN 9780295747835 (electronic book)
0295747838 (electronic book)
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