Desi Rap: Hip Hop and South Asian America by Ajay Nair,Murali Balaji,Utkarsh Ambudkar,DJ Rekha,Deepti

By Ajay Nair,Murali Balaji,Utkarsh Ambudkar,DJ Rekha,Deepti Hajela,D'Lo ,Sunaina Maira,Chee Malabar,Raeshem Chopra Nijhon,Vijay Prashad,Swapnil Shah,Nitasha Sharma,the1shanti

Desi Rap is a suite of essays from South Asian American activists, lecturers, and hip-hop artists that explores 4 major principles: hip-hop as a way of expression of racial id, category prestige, gender, sexuality, racism, and tradition; the appropriation of Black racial id through South Asian American shoppers of hip-hop; the furthering of the discourse on race and ethnic id within the usa via hip-hop; and the exploration of South Asian americans' use of hip-hop as a sort of social protest. finally, this quantity is ready broadening our horizons via hip-hop and embracing the South Asian American community's polycultural legacy and future.

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