I Mix What I Like!: A Mixtape Manifesto

I Mix What I Like!: A Mixtape Manifesto

Jared A. Ball

"Jared Ball is set to rescue hip hop and left activism from more and more subversive company regulate. This publication is a manifesto that should be learn, argued approximately, and yelled from the rooftops. enable the bricks fly!"—Todd Steven Burroughs, co-author of Civil Rights Chronicle

"The Funkiest Journalist breaks all of it down for all servants of Soul/Funk track and artwork within the twenty first Century. His Mixtape Manifesto explains what we're up opposed to scuffling with company empires that regulate the coveted consumer-merchant entry issues, and provides us an choice to distribute, attach, and popularize our culture."—Head Roc, political hip-hop artist

"The innovative energy of this booklet lies in its skill to interrogate staid constructs of inspiration and re-pose very important questions referring to 'emancipatory journalism.' For the facility to pose the query is the best energy of all."—Frank B. Wilderson, III, writer of Incognegro

In a second of accelerating company regulate within the song undefined, Jared A. Ball analyzes the colonization and keep an eye on of renowned song and posits the home made hip-hop mixtape as an emancipatory device for neighborhood resistance. both at domestic in a post-colonial stories type and at the cabinets of an indie checklist shop, I combine What I Like! is a progressive research of the cultural measurement of anti-racist organizing in African America.

Jared A. Ball, PhD, (a.k.a. The Funkiest Journalist) is the host of FreeMix Radio, and assistant professor of conversation reports at Morgan country collage in Baltimore, Maryland.

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