restricted access   Volume 8, Number 1, 2007

Table of Contents

From: Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism

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Editor’s Preface

p. v

Introduction: Representin’: Women, Hip-Hop, and Popular Music

pp. 1-14

Hip-Hop (And) Feminism

Hip-Hop Hegemony

pp. 15-18

“Under Construction”: Identifying Foundations of Hip-Hop Feminism and Exploring Bridges between Black Second-Wave and Hip-Hop Feminisms1

pp. 19-52

Like an Old Soul Record: Black Feminism, Queer Sexuality, and the Hip-Hop Generation

pp. 53-73

Hotep and Hip-Hop: Can Black Muslim Women Be Down with Hip-Hop?1

pp. 74-92

Sight and Sound

“Roll It Gal”: Alison Hinds, Female Empowerment, and Calypso

pp. 93-129

Las Krudas, Spatial Practice, and the Performance of Diaspora

pp. 130-143

Meri Awaaz Suno: Women, Vocality, and Nation in Hindi Cinema

pp. 144-179

"All That You Can’t Leave Behind": Black Female Soul Singing and the Politics of Surrogation in the Age of Catastrophe

pp. 180-204

Rage Against the Machine


pp. 205-210

“Drop It Like It’s Hot”: Culture Industry Laborers and Their Perspectives on Rap Music Video Production

pp. 211-235

The Essence of Res(ex)pectability: Black Women’s Negotiation of Black Femininity in Rap Music and Music Video

pp. 236-260

Hip-Hop Honeys and Da Hustlaz: Black Sexualities in the New Hip-Hop Pornography

pp. 261-292

Women, Pop Music, and Pornography

pp. 293-321


About the Contributors

pp. 322-324