restricted access   Volume 2, Issue 2, 2013

Table of Contents

Special Issue: The Queerness of Hip Hop/The Hip Hop of Queerness

Guest Editor: C. Riley Snorton

Editor's Introduction

Editor’s Introduction

p. v

Guest Editor's Introduction

As Queer as Hip Hop

pp. vi-x


Hip Hop and the Black Ratchet Imagination

pp. 135-139

Hip Hop Spice Boyz

pp. 140-143

Queer Hip Hop and its Dark Precursors

pp. 144-146

Hip Hop, Pleasure, and its Fulfillment

pp. 147-150

Holler If You Can Hear Me

pp. 151-155

Trafficking in Monikers: Jay-Z’s “Queer” Flow

pp. 156-161


pp. 162-167

Boyfriends with Clits and Girlfriends with Dicks: Hip Hop’s Queer Future

pp. 168-173


Referential Sights and Slights

pp. 175-186

Homolatent Masculinity & Hip Hop Culture

pp. 187-199

Fat Mutha: Hip Hop’s Queer Corpulent Poetics

pp. 200-213

“Put Some Bass in Your Walk”: Notes on Queerness, Hip Hop, and the Spectacle of the Undoable

pp. 214-225

Book Nook: Reviews

Modernity, Freedom, and the African Diaspora: Dublin, New Orleans, Paris by Elisa Joy White (review)

pp. 227-229

Against the Closet: Black Political Longing and the Erotics of Race by Aliyyah I. Abdur-Rahman (review)

pp. 230-232

Freedom With Violence: Race, Sexuality, and the US State by Chandan Reddy (review)

pp. 233-234


pp. 235-238