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In the Heart of the Beat

(2010)
The Poetry of Rap
A non fiction book by

 
 
In In the Heart of the Beat: The Poetry of Rap, bestselling author and scholar Alexs Pate argues for a fresh understanding of rap as an exemplary form of literary expression, rather than a profane and trendy musical genre. He focuses on works by several well-known artists to reveal in rap music, despite its penchant for vulgarity, a power and beauty that is the heart of great literature.



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November 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: In the Heart of the Beat: The Poetry of Rap (African American Cultural Theory and Heritage)
Author(s): Alexs Pate
ISBN: 0-8108-6008-2 / 978-0-8108-6008-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
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