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Music: Hip-Hop and Rap: North America
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The number of surveys of Islam’s influence on hip-hop culture has grown significantly since Sylvia Chan-Malik’s 2011 article in the Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures Online. Chan-Malik’s article presented the historical context of Islam and hip-hop from the 1970s to the post-9/11 period. Since then, several important books and proj…

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Nadeen Kharputly, “Music: Hip-Hop and Rap: North America”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002128>
First published online: 2017



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