Living the hiplife : celebrity and entrepreneurship in Ghanaian popular music / Jesse Weaver Shipley.
- ISBN: 9780822353522 (cloth : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0822353520 (cloth : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 9780822353669 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0822353660 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Description: xiii, 329 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2013.
- 2 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
- 1 copy at Middlesex Community College.
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|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Middlesex - Lowell Campus||Lower Level||ML3503.G4 S55 2013 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Contents:||Soul to soul : value transformations and disjunctures of diaspora in urban Ghana -- Hip-hop comes to Ghana : state privatization and an aesthetic of control -- Re-birth of hip : Afro-cosmopolitanism and masculinity in Accra's new speech community -- The executioner's words : genre, respect, and linguistic value -- Scent of bodies : parody as circulation -- Gendering value for a female hiplife star : moral violence as performance technology -- No. 1 mango street : celebrity labor and digital production as musical value -- Ghana@50 in the Bronx : sonic nationalism and new diasporic disjunctures.|
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