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By Chiara Minestrelli

This e-book investigates the discursive and performative ideas hired via Australian Indigenous rappers to make experience of the realm and determine a place of authority over their id and position in society. targeting the aesthetics, the language, and the performativity of Hip Hop, this booklet can pay awareness to the existence stance, the philosophy, and the non secular ideals of Australian Indigenous Hip Hop artists as ‘glocal’ manufacturers and shoppers. With Hip Hop as its major element of research, the writer investigates, interrogates, and demanding situations different types and preconceived principles in regards to the serious notions of authenticity, ‘Indigenous’ and dominant values, non secular practices, and political activism. conserving the emphasis at the value of adopting decolonizing learn ideas, the writer utilises qualitative and ethnographic tools of knowledge assortment, resembling semi-structured interviews, casual conversations, player statement, and fieldwork notes. Collaborators and contributors make clear many of the dynamics underlying their musical judgements and their view inside of discussions on representations of ‘Indigenous identification and politics’. taking a look at the Indigenous rappers’ neighborhood and international aspirations, this learn indicates that, by way of counteracting hegemonic narratives via their exact tales, Indigenous rappers have utilised Hip Hop as an expressive potential to empower themselves and their audiences, entertain, and revive their Elders’ tradition in ways in which are contextual to the society they dwell in.

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