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‘I feel English as fuck’: translocality and the performance of alternative identities through rap

Abstract:

This article deploys the concept of translocality, in order to move beyond the transnational framework that underpins global hip hop studies. Over the last forty years rap music has become a vibrant and distinctive part of mainstream British life. Through rap young people construct identities that draw upon their local experiences while also connecting them with young people from other localities. These translocal identities affirm a multi-ethnic, urban experience of England in mainstream pop...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Music
Department:
Oxford,HUM,Music Faculty
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3222-9443
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Ethnic and Racial Studies Journal website
Volume:
42
Issue:
14
Pages:
2510-2527
Publication date:
2019-07-15
Acceptance date:
2019-05-13
DOI:
EISSN:
1466-4356
ISSN:
0141-9870
Source identifiers:
995274
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Pubs id:
pubs:995274
UUID:
uuid:96a96aa1-716f-4b78-af96-b74a49d30dc5
Local pid:
pubs:995274
Deposit date:
2019-05-01

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