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“Where Shall I Wonder under the Thunder Who’s that Black Boys Making that Black Noise Step a Little Closer to the Mic”: Prophets of da City and Urban (South African) Identity

Brown, Duncan (2003). “Where Shall I Wonder under the Thunder Who’s that Black Boys Making that Black Noise Step a Little Closer to the Mic”: Prophets of da City and Urban (South African) Identity. In: Draper, Jonathan A. ed. Orality, Literacy and Colonialism in Southern Africa. Semeia Studies (46). Atlanta, Georgia, USA: Society of Biblical Literature, pp. 145–169.

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Abstract

One of the few articles to engage in an academically rigorous way with rap as a form which is concerned with urban agency, identity and location in South Africa.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 1-58983-117-9, 978-1-58983-117-9
Extra Information: The same book appeared in South Africa in 2003 under the imprint of Cluster Publications, Pietermaritzburg (ISBN 1-875053-44-1).
Keywords: Literary studies; cultural studies; music; performance; identity
Academic Unit/Department: Arts
Item ID: 7710
Depositing User: Duncan Brown
Date Deposited: 17 May 2007
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2011 16:06
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/7710
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