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The Resource Living the hiplife : celebrity and entrepreneurship in Ghanaian popular music, Jesse Weaver Shipley

Living the hiplife : celebrity and entrepreneurship in Ghanaian popular music, Jesse Weaver Shipley

Label
Living the hiplife : celebrity and entrepreneurship in Ghanaian popular music
Title
Living the hiplife
Title remainder
celebrity and entrepreneurship in Ghanaian popular music
Statement of responsibility
Jesse Weaver Shipley
Title variation
Living the hip life
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This ethnography of hiplife, a popular Ghanaian music genre combining hip-hop with highlife music, shows how young hiplife artists in Ghana and its diaspora use the music to gain social status, wealth, and respectability
Cataloging source
NDD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shipley, Jesse Weaver,
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3503.G4
LC item number
S55 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rap (Music)
  • Rap musicians
  • Popular music
  • Hip-hop
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • Hip-hop
  • Popular music
  • Rap (Music)
  • Rap musicians
  • Ghana
Label
Living the hiplife : celebrity and entrepreneurship in Ghanaian popular music, Jesse Weaver Shipley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-316) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ghana@50 in the Bronx : sonic nationalism and new diasporic disjunctures
  • Conclusion : Rockstone's office : entrepreneurship and the debt of celebrity
  • Introduction: aesthetics and aspiration
  • 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
Control code
824824472
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 329 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822395904
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
LIBRARY COPY INCLUDES 1-USER PERPETUAL ACCESS TO EBOOK
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
426634
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)824824472
Label
Living the hiplife : celebrity and entrepreneurship in Ghanaian popular music, Jesse Weaver Shipley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-316) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ghana@50 in the Bronx : sonic nationalism and new diasporic disjunctures
  • Conclusion : Rockstone's office : entrepreneurship and the debt of celebrity
  • Introduction: aesthetics and aspiration
  • 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
Control code
824824472
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 329 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822395904
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
LIBRARY COPY INCLUDES 1-USER PERPETUAL ACCESS TO EBOOK
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
426634
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)824824472

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