536pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2019
A study of South African hip hop culture and activism. Contributors include scholars, activists, and the hip hop artists themselves: Prophets of da City, Shaheen Ariefdien, DJ Ready, DJ Eazy, DJ Azuhl, Emile YX?, Janine 'Blaq Pearl' van Rooy-Overmeyer, and others.
Adam Haupt is Professor of Media Studies at University of Cape Town.
Quentin Williams is a senior lecturer in the Department of Linguistics at the University of the Western Cape.
H. Samy Alim is David O. Sears Presidential Endowed Chair in the Social Sciences and Professor of Anthropology and African American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Emile Jansen is a founding member of Black Noise and Heal the Hood.