1. Contemporary Sorrow Songs: Traces of Mourning, Lament, and Vulnerability in Hip Hop
  2. Joseph Winters
  3. pp. 9-20
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  1. The Survivor’s Odyssey: K’naan’s The Dusty Foot Philosopher as a Modern Epic
  2. Ana Sobral
  3. pp. 21-36
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  1. Intra- and Interlingual Translation in Blackamerican Muslim Hip Hop
  2. Sara Hakeem Grewal
  3. pp. 37-54
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  1. “Maybe I’ll Be a Poet, Rapper”: Hip-Hop Feminism and Literary Aesthetics in Push
  2. Brittney Cooper
  3. pp. 55-69
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  1. On the Real: Agency, Abuse, and Sexualized Violence in Rihanna’s “Russian Roulette”
  2. Esther Jones
  3. pp. 71-86
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  1. If You Look in My Life: Love, Hip-Hop Soul, and Contemporary African American Womanhood
  2. Treva B. Lindsey
  3. pp. 87-99
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  1. The Roots of “Wilding”: Black Literary Naturalism, the Language of Wilderness, and Hip Hop in the Central Park Jogger Rape
  2. Stephen J. Mexal
  3. pp. 101-115
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  1. Melle Mel in the Megaplex: Postmodern Performance and the Hip-Hop “Real” in Krush Groove & Beat Street
  2. Casey Hayman
  3. pp. 117-132
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  1. Hip_Hop Redux: A Plugin with Extensions
  2. R. Scott Heath
  3. pp. 133-144
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  1. Safe word and: Stranger fruit
  2. Kristiana Colón
  3. pp. 145-146
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  1. Story #4,112,011: A’ight Now and: Story #4,132,011: Idioms
  2. Alice Nicholas
  3. pp. 147-148
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  1. For Bob Kaufman and: Sudan
  2. Jonathan Moody
  3. pp. 149-150
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  1. Water
  2. Christopher A. Williams
  3. p. 151
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  1. The Branch of Thorns
  2. Gail Dore
  3. pp. 153-156
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  1. Red Lights (Before the Closing of Kroger)
  2. Curtis L. Crisler
  3. p. 157
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  1. Plant, Sucker, Green, Dry
  2. Eunice Hargett
  3. p. 158
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  1. Inheritance: My father’s watches and: Gardening
  2. Bro. Yao
  3. pp. 159-160
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  1. The Last Death of Reginald Baron III
  2. Ryan Rising
  3. pp. 161-165
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  1. A note to hip hop
  2. F. Geoffrey Johnson
  3. pp. 167-169
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  1. Bounce: Rap Music and Local Identity in New Orleans by Matt Miller (review)
  2. Matt Sakakeeny
  3. pp. 174-175
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  1. Second Skin: Josephine Baker and the Modern Surface by Anne Anlin Cheng (review)
  2. Nancy P. Nenno
  3. pp. 176-178
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  1. Black Power, Yellow Power, and the Making of Revolutionary Identities by Rychetta Watkins (review)
  2. Daryl J. Maeda
  3. pp. 178-179
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  1. The Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness by Kevin Young (review)
  2. Howard Rambsy II
  3. pp. 179-181
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  1. How Racism Takes Place by George Lipsitz (review)
  2. Terry Rowden
  3. pp. 181-183
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  1. Rap and Religion: Understanding the Gangsta’s God by Ebony Utley (review)
  2. Joseph Winters
  3. pp. 183-185
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  1. Blackness in Opera ed. by Naomi Andre, Karen M. Bryan, and Eric Saylor (review)
  2. Tom Riis
  3. pp. 185-187
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  1. Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights by Robin Bernstein (review)
  2. Kristen B. Proehl
  3. pp. 187-189
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  1. The Muse in Bronzeville: African American Creative Expression in Chicago, 1932-1950 by Robert Bone and Richard A. Courage (review)
  2. Elizabeth S. Schlabach
  3. pp. 189-191
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  1. Decoded by Jay Z (review)
  2. Demetrius Noble
  3. pp. 191-194
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  1. Whiting Up: Whiteface Minstrels and Stage Europeans in African American Performance by Marvin McAllister (review)
  2. David Krasner
  3. pp. 194-195
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  1. Sanctuary: African Americans and Empire by Nicole A. Waligora-Davis (review)
  2. John Munro
  3. pp. 195-197
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  1. Introduction: “Reading” Hip-Hop Discourse in the Twenty-First Century
  2. Candice M. Jenkins
  3. pp. 1-8
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 199-200
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