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Hip Hop, Rap, and Delinquency

  • By: Terri M. Adams
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Hip hop is an artistic cultural expression that embodies music, language, dance, visual art, and fashion. Although it has its roots in the evolution of rap music during the early 1980s, it emerged as a major pop-cultural theme during the 1990s. ...

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