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ERIC Number: EJ1103094
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jun
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0027-4321
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Featherless Dinosaurs and the Hip-Hop Simulacrum: Reconsidering Hip-Hop's Appropriateness for the Music Classroom
Kruse, Adam J.
Music Educators Journal, v102 n4 p13-21 Jun 2016
This article offers considerations for music teachers interested in including hip-hop music in their classrooms but who might feel concerned with or overwhelmed by issues of appropriateness. Two concerns related to hip-hop music are examined: language and negative social themes. Commercial interests in hip-hop music have created a simulacrum (or simulated reality) on which many music educators' concerns may be based. Suggestions are included for workarounds and direct engagement with these issues.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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