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ERIC Number: EJ456680
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0197-4327
Rap Music by Black Male Artists: A Psychotheological Interpretation.
Pressley, Arthur
Western Journal of Black Studies, v16 n2 p92-97 Sum 1992
Provides a psychotheological interpretation of rap music by African-American male artists and of its audience, examining the music and its social context. Common themes include despair over acute psychosocial and physical needs, intensity and violence as a means of personal integration, ontological insecurity, and desire for transformation and community. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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