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Cross-Over: From African American to National and World Culture

  • Charles DeBose

Abstract

Throughout American history, the language of African Americans has had a special place in the performing arts and is featured in the lyrics of Negro spirituals, Jazz, Rhythm and Blues, Hip Hop and Gospel songs, as well as the salacious banter of stand-up comedians. It has been used not only by African American performers, but also by minstrels performing in blackface, and the white creators of the Amos n’ Andy radio hit.

Keywords

Popular Music Black Identity African American Culture Music Market African American Identity 
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Copyright information

© Charles E. DeBose 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles DeBose
    • 1
  1. 1.California State UniversityUSA

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