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Living the hiplife : celebrity and entrepreneurship in Ghanaian popular music / Jesse Weaver Shipley.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780822353522 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0822353520 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780822353669 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0822353660 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Description: xiii, 329 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2013.

Available copies

  • 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 -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-316) and index.
Contents Note: 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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