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Music - Subject Guides

An archive of past music subject guides found on the Music Library website.

Hip Hop Online Resources

NPR Music Online : Urban

This online resource covers hip hop and urban music. It includes music reviews, artist interviews, the urban archive, videos, and more on the history of hip hop music.

National Geographic Hip Hop Music

This site is the National Geographic official website covering hip hop music. The website covers information about the music, history, genres, artists, and regions.


Hip Hop

Bogdanov, Vladimir. All Music Guide to Hip-Hop : the Definitive Guide to Rap and Hip-Hop. Ann Arbor, MI : AMG ; San Francisco, CA : Backbeat Books ; Berkeley, CA : Distributed to the book trade in the U.S. and Canada by Publishers Group West ; Milwaukee, WI : Distributed to the music trade in the U.S. and Canada by Hal Leonard Pub., c2003

MUSIC STACKS ML156.4.R27 A45 2003


Hess, Mickey. Icons of Hip Hop : An Encyclopedia of the Movement, Music, and Other Culture. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.

MUSIC STACKS ML394.I26 2007 V.1 & V.2


Hess, Mickey. Is Hip Hop Dead? The Past, Present, and Future of America's Most Wanted Music. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.

MUSIC STACKS ML3531.H47 2007


Ogbar, Jeffrey Ogbonna Green. Hip-Hop Revolution : The Culture and Politics of Rap. Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, 2007.

MUSIC STACKS ML 3918.R37 O33 2007 


Osumare, Halifu. The Africanist Aesthetic in Global Hip-Hop: Power Moves. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

MUSIC STACKS ML3918.R37 O88 2007


Strode, Timothy Francis. The Hip Hop Reader. New York : Pearson Longman, c2008.

MUSIC STACKS ML3531.H58 2008


Watkins, S. Craig. Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement. Boston : Beacon Press, 2005.

MUSIC STACKS ML3531.W38 2005


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