Signifying Rappers - Mark Costello, David Foster Wallace

After years of being the stuff of legends, David Foster Wallace & Mark Costello's discussion of being white boys who find themselves in love with the art of rap is back for our reading pleasure. Signifying Rappers may be born out of their discomfort, but these excellent writers use their awareness of being white boys in Cambridge Mass. loving a music foreign to their lives to discuss what new movements in music have always offered us: freedom, revolution, and pleasure. The book captures a golden moment in the lives of two stunning authors, a summer where their minds flexed and issued challenged musicians and music journalists alike to take seriously both the art of rap and the cultural role of music itself.

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ISBN: 9780316225830
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 23rd, 2013