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Rapper, Writer, Pop-Cultural Player : Ice-T and the Politics of Black Cultural Production

By: Metcalf, Josephine.
Contributor(s): Turner, Will.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014Description: 1 online resource (358 p.).ISBN: 9781472418364.Subject(s): African Americans -- Social conditions | African Americans -- Social life and culture | Gangs -- United States -- History | Ice-T (Musician)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rapper, Writer, Pop-Cultural Player : Ice-T and the Politics of Black Cultural ProductionDDC classification: 305.896/073 | 305.896073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction "It's got to feel real but not be real" (Ice-T); Part 1 Hip-Hop Contexts; 1 Ice/Age: Experience, Achievement, and Transformations of an OG; 2 Ice-T at the Movies: The Hip-Hop Film Cycle and the On-Screen Gangsta in Flux; 3 Voices of the Gods: Definition, Diegesis, and Discourse in Ice-T's The Art of Rap; Part 2 Genre Hustling; 4 Crossing Police Lines: Body Count and the Politics of Intercultural Miscommunication; 5 Member of an Elite Squad: Ice-T and the Imagining of "Fin" Tutuola
6 Ice Loves Coco: Reality TV, Hip-Hop, and the Articulation of Neo-Liberal Family Values7 Writing "on the Rilla" with Ice-T: from Autobiography to Avatar in Kings of Vice; Part 3 Activist, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur; 8 Gaming the System: Ice-T as Neoliberal Hustler and Entrepreneurial Philanthropist; 9 The Peacemaking Producer of LA: Negotiating and Representing Gangs on Reality TV; 10 Ice-T's Sense of Redemption and the Gangbanger Autobiography; 11 Getting "A Message Through to the Red, White, and Blue": Ice-T in the Age of Obama; Part 4 Interview
12 Living by Your Word: An Interview with Ice-TAfterword Ice-T's "-ish" and The Power of Street Knowledge; Ice-ography; Index
Summary: Over the past three decades, African Americans have faced a number of new challenges brought about by changes in the political, economic and social structure of America. Furthermore, this vastly changed social landscape has produced a number of resonant pop-cultural trends that have proved to be both innovative and admired on the one hand, and contentious and divisive on the other. This collection of essays critically engages with factors relating to black urban life and cultural representation in the post-civil rights era, using Ice-T and his myriad roles as musician, actor, writer, celebrity
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Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction "It's got to feel real but not be real" (Ice-T); Part 1 Hip-Hop Contexts; 1 Ice/Age: Experience, Achievement, and Transformations of an OG; 2 Ice-T at the Movies: The Hip-Hop Film Cycle and the On-Screen Gangsta in Flux; 3 Voices of the Gods: Definition, Diegesis, and Discourse in Ice-T's The Art of Rap; Part 2 Genre Hustling; 4 Crossing Police Lines: Body Count and the Politics of Intercultural Miscommunication; 5 Member of an Elite Squad: Ice-T and the Imagining of "Fin" Tutuola

6 Ice Loves Coco: Reality TV, Hip-Hop, and the Articulation of Neo-Liberal Family Values7 Writing "on the Rilla" with Ice-T: from Autobiography to Avatar in Kings of Vice; Part 3 Activist, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur; 8 Gaming the System: Ice-T as Neoliberal Hustler and Entrepreneurial Philanthropist; 9 The Peacemaking Producer of LA: Negotiating and Representing Gangs on Reality TV; 10 Ice-T's Sense of Redemption and the Gangbanger Autobiography; 11 Getting "A Message Through to the Red, White, and Blue": Ice-T in the Age of Obama; Part 4 Interview

12 Living by Your Word: An Interview with Ice-TAfterword Ice-T's "-ish" and The Power of Street Knowledge; Ice-ography; Index

Over the past three decades, African Americans have faced a number of new challenges brought about by changes in the political, economic and social structure of America. Furthermore, this vastly changed social landscape has produced a number of resonant pop-cultural trends that have proved to be both innovative and admired on the one hand, and contentious and divisive on the other. This collection of essays critically engages with factors relating to black urban life and cultural representation in the post-civil rights era, using Ice-T and his myriad roles as musician, actor, writer, celebrity

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