Beyond Subculture

Beyond Subculture

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Presenting a new approach to the study of youth culture and popular music, Beyond Subculture re-examines the link between music and subcultures and asks the question; in an ageing world, can pop music still be an automatic metaphor for youth culture? Using case studies and first-hand interviews with consumer and producers including Noel Gallagher and Talvin Singh, Rupa Huq investigates a series of musically-centred global youth cultures including hip-hop, electronic dance music and bhangra. With a€˜Generation Xa€™ becoming an increasingly redundant term, this book will help students redefine their ideas of youth culture and will be an invaluable addition to their studies.In a more direct use of rap in the classroom, in both 2000 and 2001 the London French Embassy office of the French Music Bureau ... Children were given tuition on how to rhyme in French and deliver the resulting lyrics in a rap style.

Title:Beyond Subculture
Author:Rupa Huq
Publisher:Routledge - 2007-01-24


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