Transethnic Allegory

  title={Transethnic Allegory},
  author={Yomi Olusegun-Joseph},
  journal={Third Text},
  pages={517 - 528}
The present postmodern cultural and linguistic (re)presentation of the Yoruba world finds an invaluable transethnic expression within the space of Nigerian hip hop, a fact that has escaped sustained critical commentary. While this urban youth development suggests a transgression of conventional cultural boundaries, it ironically inscribes a statement of aesthetic and philosophical dynamism locating the Yoruba world as open to multicultural adaptations and self-critical interrogations of ethnic… Expand
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