|aFrom Jim Crow to Jay-Z :|brace, rap, and the performance of masculinity /|cby Miles White.
|aUrbana :|bUniversity of Illinois Press,|cc2011.
|a163 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aAfrican American music in global perspective
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -153) and index.
|aShadow and act : American popular music and the absent black presence -- The fire this time : black masculinity and the politics of racial performance -- Affective gestures : hip-hop aesthetics, blackness and the literacy of performance -- Real niggas : black men, hard men, and the rise of gangsta culture -- Race rebels : whiteness and the new masculine desire.