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Author Shipley, Jesse Weaver.
Title Living the hiplife [electronic resource] : celebrity and entrepreneurship in Ghanaian popular music / Jesse Weaver Shipley.
Publication Info. Durham and London : Duke University Press, 2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ( p. [303]-316) and index.
Contents Soul to soul : value transformations and disjunctures of diaspora in urban Ghana -- Hip-hop comes to Ghana : state privatization and an aesthetics of control -- Re-birth of hip : Afro-cosmopolitanism and masculinity in Accra's new speech community -- The executioner's words : genre, respect, and linguistic value -- Scent of bodies : parody as circulation -- Gendering value for a female hiplife star : moral violence as performance technology -- Number one Mango Street : celebrity labor and digital production as musical value -- Ghana@50 in the Bronx : sonic nationalism and new diasporic disjunctures -- Rockstone's office : entrepreneurship and the debt of celebrity.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Rap (Music) -- Ghana -- History and criticism.
Rap musicians -- Ghana.
Popular music -- Ghana -- History and criticism.
Hip-hop -- Ghana.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780822353522 0822353520 9780822353669 0822353660 (DLC) 2012034575
ISBN 0822395908 (electronic bk.)
9780822395904 (electronic bk.)
9780822353522 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822353520 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822353669 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822353660 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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