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  • Print publication year: 2015
  • Online publication date: February 2015

5 - The fifth element: knowledge

from Part I - Elements

Further reading

Allah, Supreme Understanding, Knowledge of Self: A Collection of Wisdom on The Science of Everything In Life (Atlanta, GA: Supreme Design Publishing, 2009).
Collins, Patricia Hill, From Black Power to Hip-Hop: Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2006).
Eure, Joseph D., and James G. Spady, Nation Conscious Rap (New York: PC International Press, 1991).
Harris, Mark, “Edutainment: The Rise and Fall of Hip-Hop’s Intelligentsia,” PopMatters, March 31, 2005. Available at (accessed July 10, 2013).
Hill, Marc Lamont, Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom Life: Hip-Hop Pedagogy and the Politics of Identity (New York: Teachers College Press, 2009).
Knight, Michael Muhammad, The Five Percenters: Islam, Hip-Hop and the Gods of New York (Oxford: One World Books, 2007).
RZA, The Tao of Wu (New York: Riverhead Books, 2009).
Stover, A. Shahid, Hip-Hop Intellectual Resistance (Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, 2009).