READ THE INTRODUCTION and browse through one more more of the chapters in Hip Hop Wars by Tricia Rose (New York:Basic Books, 2008)
Write a brief response paper. You Can discuss any of the following points:
-Do you agree or disagree with any of the authors main assertions?Why?
-How might you elaborate on the author’s main points?
-How might you update the authors arguments based upon recent developments in hip hop?
-How does a particular hip hop artist, album, or song relate to any of the authors points?
-How might you reapply the authors critical frame work to a different music genre (rock,country, R&B, pop, etc.)?
You can discuss some of these points or anything else that is relevant AS LONG AS YOU CAN DEMONSTRATE THAT YOU HAVE READ THE REQUIRED PAGES.