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Title The breakbeat poets [Axis 360 electronic resource] : new American poetry in the age of hip-hop / Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali Lansana, & Nate Marshall, editors.

Publication Info. Chicago, IL : Haymarket Books, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 350 pages) : illustrations.
Contents Praise for for The BreakBeat Poets; Contents; Introduction; Randall Horton (1961); an (i)witness say he still had the mike in his hand; Joel Dias-Porter aka DJ Renegade (1962); Turning the Tables; Wednesday Poem; Thomas Sayers Ellis (1963); An Excerpt from Crank Shaped Notes; Quraysh Ali Lansana (1964); mascot; crack house; seventy-first & king drive; Evie Shockley (1965); duck, duck, redux; post-white; Tony Medina (1966); Everything You Wanted to Know about Hip Hop But Were Afraid to Be Hipped for Fear of Being Hopped; The Keepin' It Real Awards; Willie Perdomo (1967); Shit to Write About
Word to Everything I LoveWriting about What You Know; Mario (1967); Agate; Roger Bonair-Agard (1968); Honorific or black boy to black boy; Fast-how I knew; In defense of the code-switch or why you talk like that or why you gotta always be cussing; Lynne Procope (1969); Shine (for Joe Bataan); All Night; Patrick Rosal (1969); B-Boy Infinitives; Kundiman Ending on a Theme from T La Rock; A Note To Thomas Alva; Ode To The Cee-Lo Players; Tracie Morris; Untitled; Jason Carney (1970); America's Pastime; LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs (1970); who you callin' a jynx? (after mista popo)
Damn right it's betta than yoursgamin' gabby; Mitchell L. H. Douglas (1970); Hood; Krista Franklin (1970); Manifesto, or Ars Poetica #2*; Preface to a Twenty Volume Homicide Note; Adrian Matejka (1971); Beat Boxing; Robot Music; jessica Care moore (1971); mic check, 1-2.; John Murillo (1971); Ode to the Crossfader; 1989; Renegades of Funk; francine j. harris (1972); Stitches; Pull down the earth; This is a test; t'ai freedom ford (1973); how to get over (senior to freshman); how to get over (for my niggas); how to get over (for kanye); Suheir Hammad (1973); break (rebirth); break (sister)
Break (embargo)Marty McConnell (1973); the World tells how the world ends; object; John Rodriguez (1973-2013); Bronx Bombers; What I Saw Was Not Your Funeral; At My Best*; Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie (1973); Paper Bag Poems; Global Warming Blues; Sunday; Possible; Tara Betts (1974); Hip Hop Analogies; Switch; Paolo Javier (1974); from All Convulsions; Douglas Kearney (1974); Quantum Spit; No Homo; Drop It Like It's Hottentot Venus; avery r. young (1974); a prayer fo mama Brenda Matthews (warrior brew); after an artis(t) talk; Lemon Andersen (1975); The future; Michael Cirelli (1975)
The MessageAstronomy (8th Light); Kevin Coval (1975); the crossover; jewtown; molemen beat tapes; white on the block; Jericho Brown (1976); Motherland; Mahogany L. Browne (1976); When 12 Play Was on Repeat; upon viewing the death of basquiat; nameless; Aracelis Girmay (1977); ELEGY IN GOLD; BREAK; Idris Goodwin (1977); Say my name; Old ladies and dope boys; These are the breaks; Enzo Silon Surin (1977); Corners; Mayda Del Valle (1978); It's Just Begun*; Denizen Kane (1978); Ciphers Pt 1; Vigil Pt 1; Paul Martinez Pompa; I Have a Drone; Kyle Dargan (1980); CREWS; SLANG; O. P. P.
Summary Kevin Coval is the author of Schtick, L-vis Lives: Racemusic Poems, Everyday People and the American Library Association “Book of the Year" Finalist Slingshots: A Hip-Hop Poetica. He is the founder of Louder Than a Bomb: The Chicago Youth Poetry Festival, Artistic Director at Young Chicago Authors, and teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago.Quraysh Ali Lansana is the author of eight poetry books, three textbooks, a children's book, editor of eight anthologies, and coauthor of a book of pedagogy. He is a faculty member of the Creative Writing Program of the School of the Art Institute.
Subject Hip-hop -- Influence -- Poetry.
Hip-hop -- Poetry.
American poetry -- 20th century.
American poetry -- 21st century.
American poetry -- African American authors.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Coval, Kevin, editor of compilation.
Lansana, Quraysh Ali, editor of compilation.
Marshall, Nate, editor of compilation.
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: (OCoLC)ocn899155665 9781608464500
ISBN 1608464504 electronic bk.
9781608464500 electronic bk.
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