Shake it, Baby, Shake it: Consumption and the New Gender Relation in Hip-Hop

@article{Hunter2011ShakeIB,
  title={Shake it, Baby, Shake it: Consumption and the New Gender Relation in Hip-Hop},
  author={M. Hunter},
  journal={Sociological Perspectives},
  year={2011},
  volume={54},
  pages={15 - 36}
}
  • M. Hunter
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Sociological Perspectives
Hip-hop is a popular music genre that has generated a multi-billion dollar industry. Although its gender and race relations have historically been problematic, they have recently transformed in particular ways. This study examines the forty-one best-selling rap videos of 2007–2008. Through a qualitative content analysis of videos and lyrics several themes emerged. Hip-hop's focus on conspicuous consumption, buttressed by the success of entrepreneurial rap moguls, has merged with strip club… Expand
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