“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.

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  • Item ORO ID
  • 7710
  • Item Type
  • Book Section
  • 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 or School
  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
  • Depositing User
  • Duncan Brown

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