Rap as literacy: A genre analysis of Hip-Hop ciphers

@inproceedings{Newman2005RapAL,
  title={Rap as literacy: A genre analysis of Hip-Hop ciphers},
  author={Michael Uhry Newman},
  year={2005}
}
Socioliteracy, meaning concern with practices, genre, and ideologies, has arguably displaced decoding orthographic writing in the mainstream of literacy theory and research. However, this shift has engendered disagreements about the meaning of literacy itself. Whereas some theorists take the Multiliteracies view that all forms of communication can be considered literacy, others require involvement of written language or, alternatively, education-dependent genres. The present study supports the… CONTINUE READING

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