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The dozens

Elijah Wald

The dozens

a history of rap"s mama

by Elijah Wald

  • 170 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rap (Music),
  • Social life and customs,
  • Humor,
  • African American wit and humor,
  • Dozens (Game),
  • Invective,
  • Music,
  • African Americans

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElijah Wald
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6231.N5 .W35 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25109549M
    ISBN 109780199895403
    LC Control Number2011043649

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