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Signifying Rappers

Ein früher Text von David Foster Wallace über das Wesen einer subversiven Musikrichtung – des Rap

David Foster Wallace und sein Co-Autor Mark Costello, der eine angehender Romanautor, der andere erfolgreicher Anwalt, zeigen sich als Kenner der politischen, musikalischen und künstlerischen Dimension einer neuen Art von Musik, die zugleich der amerikanischen Lyrik neue Impulse gab.


Antoinette

I'm crying

Antoinette - I'm crying


Beastie Boys

Hold it now, hit it

Beastie Boys - Hold it now, hit it


Bobby Brown

Don’t be Cruel

Bobby Brown - Don't be Cruel


Bobby Brown

My Prerogative

Bobby Brown - My Prerogative


Boogie Down Production

Why is that?

Boogie Down Production - Why is that?


Chuck D./Public Enemy

Caught, can I get a witness LIVE

Chuck D./Public Enemy - Caught, can I get a witness


De la Soul

Plug Tunin

De la Soul - Plug Tunin


DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince

Girls ain't nothin but trouble

DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince - Girls ain't nothin but trouble


Eazy E

Eazy duz it

Eazy E - Eazy duz it


Eric B & Rakim

Paid in full

Erik B & Rakim - Paid in full


fatback band

king tim III Personality Jock

fatback band - king tim III Personality Jock


Ice T

Colors

Ice T - Colors


Ice T

Rhyme Pays

Ice T - Rhyme Pays


James Brown

Say it loud – I’m black and I’m proud

James Brown - Say it loud - I'm black and I'm proud


Just-Ice

Latoya

Just-Ice - Latoya


K-9 Posse

This beat is military

K-9 Posse - This beat is military


LL Cool J

I’m bad

LL Cool J - I'm bad


LL Cool J

I’m that type of guy

LL Cool J - I'm that type of guy


Malcolm x & Keith Leblanc

No sell out

Malcolm x & Keith Leblanc


N.W.A

Fuck tha police

N.W.A. - Fuck tha police


N.W.A

Gangsta gangsta

N.W.A. - Gangsta gangsta


N.W.A.

I’ain’t tha 1

N.W.A. - I'ain't tha 1


Public Enemy

Fight the Power

Public Enemy - Fight the Power


Public Enemy

Miuzi weighs a ton

Public Enemy - Muizi weighs a ton


Public Enemy

Rebel without a pouse

Public Enemy - Rebel without a pouse


Public Enemy

Sophisticated bitch

Public Enemy - Sophisticated bitch


Q.B.C.

Back to School

Q.B.C. - Back to School


Run DMC

Walk this way

Run DMC - Walk this way


Schoolly D

Black Man

Schoolly D - Black Man


Schoolly D

Mr. Big Dick

Schoolly D - Mr. Big Dick


Schoolly D

Signifying Rapper

Schoolly D - Signifying Rapper


Stetsasonic

A.F.R.I.C.A

Stetsasonic - A.F.R.I.C.A


Slick Rick

Children’s Story

Slick Rick - Children’s Story


Slick Rick

Treat her like a Prostitute

Slick Rick - Treat her like a Prostitute


Stop the Violence Movement

Self Destruction

Stop the Violence Movement - Self Destruction


Sugarhill Gang

Rapper’s Delight

Sugarhill Gang - Rapper’s Delight


Tone Loc

Wild thing

Tone Loc - Wild thing


Tone Loc

FunkyCold Medina

Tone Loc - FunkyCold Medina


Gil Scott-Heron

The Revolution will not be televised

Gill Scott-Heron - The Revolution will not be televised