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Murray Forman. The 'hood Comes First: Race, Space, and Place in Rap and Hip-hop. Wesleyan University Press. 2002. 387pp.

James Haskins. One Nation Under a Groove: Rap Music and Its Roots. Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books. 2000. 176pp.

Cheryl L. Keyes. Rap Music and Street Consciousness. University of Illinois Press. 2004. 336pp.

Adam Krims. Rap Music and the Poetics of Identity. Cambridge University Press. 2000. 217pp.

Judy McCoy. Rap Music in the 1980s: A Reference Guide. Scarecrow Press. 1999. 261pp.

William Eric Perkins (editor). Droppin' Science: Critical Essays on Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture. Temple University Press. 1996. 276pp.

Anthony B. Pinn. Noise and Spirit: The Religious and Spiritual Sensibilities of Rap Music. NYU Press. 2003. 240pp.

Tricia Rose. Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America. Wesleyan University Press. 1994. 237pp.

David L. Shabazz. Public Enemy Number One: A Research Study of Rap Music, Culture, and Black Nationalism in America. Awesome Records. 1999. 120pp.

Steven Stancell. Rap Whoz Who: The World of Rap Music. Music Sales Corporation. 1996. 339pp.

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