- Audio CD
- Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America
- Erik Nielson
- 10 November 2019
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Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America characters Â 9 Sentenced to 30 years in prison where he remains And his case is just one of many nationwide Over the last three decades as rap became increasingly popular prosecutors saw an opportunity they could present the sometimes violent crime laden lyrics of amateur rappers as confessions to crimes threats of violence evidence of gang affiliation or revelations of criminal motive and judges and juries would go along with it Detectives have reopened cold cases on account o.Free download Ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub ê Erik Nielson
Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America characters Â 9 A groundbreaking exposé about the alarming use of rap lyrics as criminal evidence to convict and incarcerate young men of colorShould Johnny Cash have been charged with murder after he sang “I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die” Few would seriously subscribe to this notion of justice Yet in 2001 a rapper named Mac whose music had gained national recognition was convicted of manslaughter after the prosecutor uoted liberally from his album Shell Shocked Mac was.
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Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America characters Â 9 F rap lyrics and videos alone and prosecutors have secured convictions by presenting such lyrics and videos of rappers as autobiography Now an alarming number of aspiring rappers are imprisoned No other form of creative expression is treated this way in the courts Rap on Trial places this disturbing practice in the context of hip hop history and exposes what’s at stake It’s a gripping timely exploration at the crossroads of contemporary hip hop and mass incarceratio.