Coverart for item
The Resource The BreakBeat poets : new American poetry in the age of hip-hop, Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali Lansana, & Nate Marshall, editors

The BreakBeat poets : new American poetry in the age of hip-hop, Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali Lansana, & Nate Marshall, editors

Label
The BreakBeat poets : new American poetry in the age of hip-hop
Title
The BreakBeat poets
Title remainder
new American poetry in the age of hip-hop
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali Lansana, & Nate Marshall, editors
Title variation
  • Break Beat poets
  • New American poetry in the age of hip-hop
Contributor
Editor
Publisher
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a anthology of poems by and for the hip-hop generation ... It includes more than four decades of poets and covers the birth to the now of hip-hop culture and music and style. --Page xv
Member of
Cataloging source
TOH
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
poetry
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Coval, Kevin
  • Lansana, Quraysh Ali
  • Marshall, Nate
  • Haymarket Books
Series statement
The BreakBeat Poets
Series volume
Volume 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hip-hop
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • Poésie américaine
  • Poésie américaine
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • Hip-hop
  • Hip-hop
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • Hip-hop
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • American poetry
Label
The BreakBeat poets : new American poetry in the age of hip-hop, Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali Lansana, & Nate Marshall, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Precedes BreakBeat poets volume two: Black girl magic
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Thomas Sayers Ellis
  • Global warming blues
  • Sunday
  • Possible (for Amiri Baraka)
  • Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
  • (1973)
  • Hip hop analogies
  • Switch
  • Tara Betts
  • (1974)
  • From all convulsions
  • (1963)
  • Paolo Javier
  • (1974)
  • Quantum spit
  • No homo
  • Drop it like it's hottentot venus
  • Douglas Kearney
  • (1974)
  • A prayer fo mama Brenda Matthews (warrior brew)
  • After an artis(t) talk
  • Avery R. Young
  • Mascot
  • (1974)
  • The future
  • Lemon Andersen
  • (1975) --
  • Crack house
  • Seventy-first & King Drive
  • Quraysh Ali Lansana
  • (1964)
  • Duck, duck, redux
  • Post-white
  • Evie Shockley
  • An (i)witness say he still had the mike in his hand
  • (1965)
  • Everything you wanted to know about hip hop but were afraid to be hipped for fear of being hopped
  • The keepin' it real awards
  • Tony Medina
  • (1966)
  • Shit to write about
  • Word to everything I love
  • Writing about what you know
  • Willie Perdomo
  • (1967)
  • Randall Horton
  • Agate
  • Mario
  • (1967)
  • Honorific or black boy to black boy
  • Fast -- how I knew
  • In defense of the code-switch or why you talk like that or why you gotta always be cussing
  • Roger Bonair-Agard
  • (1968)
  • Shine (for Joe Bataan)
  • All night
  • (1961)
  • Lynne Procope
  • (1969)
  • B-boy infinitives
  • Kundiman ending on a theme from t la rock
  • A note to Thomas Alva
  • Ode to the cee-lo players
  • Patrick Rosal
  • (1969)
  • Untitled
  • Tracie Morris
  • Turning the tables
  • America's pastime
  • Jason Carney
  • (1970)
  • Who you callin' a jynx? (after mista popo)
  • Damn right it's betta than yours
  • Gamin' gabby --
  • LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs
  • (1970)
  • Hood
  • Mitchell L.H. Douglas (1970)
  • Wednesday poem
  • Manifesto, or ars poetica #2
  • Preface to a twenty volume homicide note
  • Krista Franklin (1970)
  • Beat boxing
  • Robot music
  • Adrian Matejka
  • (1971)
  • mic check, 1-2
  • Jessica Care Moore
  • (1971)
  • Joel Dias-Porter aka DJ Renegade
  • Ode to the crossfader
  • 1989
  • Renegades of funk
  • John Murillo
  • (1971)
  • Stitches
  • Pull down the earth
  • This is a test
  • Francine J. Harris
  • (1972)
  • (1962)
  • How to get over (senior to freshman)
  • how to get over (for my niggas)
  • how to get over (for Kanye)
  • T'ai Freedom Ford
  • (1973)
  • Break (rebirth)
  • Break (sister)
  • Break (embargo)
  • Suheir Hammad
  • (1973)
  • An excerpt from Crank shaped notes
  • The world tells how the world ends
  • Object
  • Marty McConnell
  • (1973)
  • Bronx bombers
  • What I saw was not your funeral
  • At my best
  • John Rodriguez
  • (1973-2013)
  • Paper bag poems
  • Kevin Coval
  • Love letter to Zack, the black power ranger
  • Joshua Bennett
  • (1988)
  • When I put my hands in the air it's praise
  • Alysia Nicole Harris
  • (1988)
  • Winthrop Ave.
  • We house: after Krista Franklin's definition of funk
  • Britteney Black Rose Kapri
  • (1988)
  • (1975)
  • Legend
  • Ghazal for my sister
  • Conspiracy: A suite
  • Gravity
  • Angel Nafis
  • (1988)
  • Ode to the first white girl I ever loved
  • Home court
  • Jose Olivarez
  • (1988) --
  • Motherland
  • Jericho Brown
  • (1976)
  • When 12 play was on repeat
  • Upon viewing the death of Basquiat
  • nameless
  • Mahogany L Browne
  • (1976)
  • The message
  • Elegy in gold
  • Break
  • Aracelis Girmay
  • (1977)
  • Say my name
  • Old ladies and dope boys
  • These are the breaks
  • Idris Goodwin
  • (1977)
  • Corners
  • Astronomy (8th light)
  • Enzo Silon Surin
  • (1977)
  • It's just begun
  • Mayda Del Valle
  • (1978)
  • Ciphers pt. 1
  • Vigil pt. 1
  • Denizen Kane
  • (1978)
  • I have a drone
  • Michael Cirelli
  • Paul Martinez Pompa
  • Crews
  • Slang
  • O.P.P.
  • Kyle Dargan
  • (1980)
  • 100 bells
  • Nocturne in need of a bitch
  • Blossoms in the dark
  • Self-portrait as slinky
  • (1975)
  • Tarfia Faizullah
  • (1980)
  • Elegy for a trojan
  • Ode to a star fig
  • Ode to gentrification
  • Ode to a killer whale
  • Samantha Thornhill
  • (1980)
  • Harbor
  • Aleshea Harris
  • The crossover
  • (1981)
  • Evolution of my block
  • Evolution of my profile
  • GTA: San Andreas (or, 'Grove Street bitch!')
  • Jacob Saenz
  • (1982)
  • Bint ibrahim
  • Nadia Sulayman
  • (1982)
  • Ha ha hum
  • Jewtown
  • Adventures
  • Sarah Blake
  • (1984)
  • If you don't know
  • Adam Falkner (1984)
  • Small poems for big
  • Chinaka Hodge (1984)
  • Stakes is high
  • When I'm alone in my room sometimes I stare at the wall, and in the back of my mind I hear my conscience call
  • Ars poetica in the mode of j-live
  • Molemen beat tapes
  • Bonita applebum
  • Marcus Wicker
  • (1984)
  • Self portrait with gunshot vernacular
  • Self portrait from the other side
  • Thaumaturgy
  • Michael Mlekoday
  • (1985)
  • To the notebook kid
  • Eva Ewing
  • White on the block
  • A remix for remembrance, Stockholm syndrome
  • Kristiana Coloʹn (1986)
  • In search of black birds
  • Ciara Miller
  • (1987)
  • Let me handle my business, damn
  • Morgan Parker
  • (1987)
  • When asked about my hometown: an admission
  • When asked about my hometown: an anecdote
  • (1988)
  • When tip drill comes on at the frat party or, when refusing to twerk is a radical form of self-love
  • Unemployment
  • Pluto shits on the universe
  • Fatimah Asghar
  • (1989)
  • Pussy monster
  • Impulse buy
  • Franny Choi
  • (1989)
  • No country for black boys
  • On caskets
  • Prelude
  • Picking flowers;
  • juke
  • Nate Marshall
  • (1989)
  • Broken ghazal in the voice of my brother jacob
  • Aaron Samuels
  • (1989)
  • Cue the gangsta rap when my knees bend
  • Joy Priest
  • Twerk (v.)
  • Dinosaurs in the hood
  • Dear white America
  • Danez Smith
  • (1989) werk (v.)
  • Defense
  • Blk girl art
  • Deep in the homeroom of doom
  • Daddy dozens
  • Jamila Woods
  • (1988)
  • (1989)
  • What the eyes saw
  • Benjamin Alfaro
  • (1990)
  • A suite for ol' dirty
  • Safia Elhillo
  • (1990)
  • Juicy (an erasure)
  • Aziza Barnes
  • (1992)
  • Always & forever
  • Badu interviews Lamar (an erasure)
  • Police
  • Camonghne Felix
  • (1992)
  • Beat writers
  • Steven Willis
  • (1992)
  • Four elements of ghostdance
  • Reed Bobroff
  • (1993)
  • Self-portrait as exit wounds
  • Grand slam
  • Malcolm London
  • (1993)
  • This, here
  • Kush Thompson
  • (1994)
  • My niece's hip-hop
  • E'mon McGee
  • (1996)
  • Murder is my name
  • Prayer for the newly damned
  • Angel Pantoja
  • (1997)
  • Lesson one
  • Nile Lansana
  • (1997) and
  • Onam Lansana
  • (1999)
  • Art. artifice, & artifact
  • Quraysh Ali Lansana
  • Artist statement
  • Daily bread
  • T'ai Freedom Ford
  • Artist statement
  • Michael Mlekoday
  • Artist statement / Douglas Kearney -- Artist statement
  • Angel Nafis
  • A locus of control and the erasure
  • Aziza Barnes
  • Life is good: How hip-hop channels duende
  • Tara Betts
  • Journeying to the break: The cost of the pilgrimage
  • Ocean Vuong
  • Roger Bonair-Agard
  • The art of the mistake: some notes on breaking as making
  • Patrick Rosal
  • Blueprint for BreakBeat writing
  • Nate Marshall
Control code
899155665
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxii, 350 pages
Isbn
9781642591057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 300
Other control number
9781608463954
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)899155665
Label
The BreakBeat poets : new American poetry in the age of hip-hop, Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali Lansana, & Nate Marshall, editors
Publication
Copyright
Note
Precedes BreakBeat poets volume two: Black girl magic
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Thomas Sayers Ellis
  • Global warming blues
  • Sunday
  • Possible (for Amiri Baraka)
  • Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
  • (1973)
  • Hip hop analogies
  • Switch
  • Tara Betts
  • (1974)
  • From all convulsions
  • (1963)
  • Paolo Javier
  • (1974)
  • Quantum spit
  • No homo
  • Drop it like it's hottentot venus
  • Douglas Kearney
  • (1974)
  • A prayer fo mama Brenda Matthews (warrior brew)
  • After an artis(t) talk
  • Avery R. Young
  • Mascot
  • (1974)
  • The future
  • Lemon Andersen
  • (1975) --
  • Crack house
  • Seventy-first & King Drive
  • Quraysh Ali Lansana
  • (1964)
  • Duck, duck, redux
  • Post-white
  • Evie Shockley
  • An (i)witness say he still had the mike in his hand
  • (1965)
  • Everything you wanted to know about hip hop but were afraid to be hipped for fear of being hopped
  • The keepin' it real awards
  • Tony Medina
  • (1966)
  • Shit to write about
  • Word to everything I love
  • Writing about what you know
  • Willie Perdomo
  • (1967)
  • Randall Horton
  • Agate
  • Mario
  • (1967)
  • Honorific or black boy to black boy
  • Fast -- how I knew
  • In defense of the code-switch or why you talk like that or why you gotta always be cussing
  • Roger Bonair-Agard
  • (1968)
  • Shine (for Joe Bataan)
  • All night
  • (1961)
  • Lynne Procope
  • (1969)
  • B-boy infinitives
  • Kundiman ending on a theme from t la rock
  • A note to Thomas Alva
  • Ode to the cee-lo players
  • Patrick Rosal
  • (1969)
  • Untitled
  • Tracie Morris
  • Turning the tables
  • America's pastime
  • Jason Carney
  • (1970)
  • Who you callin' a jynx? (after mista popo)
  • Damn right it's betta than yours
  • Gamin' gabby --
  • LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs
  • (1970)
  • Hood
  • Mitchell L.H. Douglas (1970)
  • Wednesday poem
  • Manifesto, or ars poetica #2
  • Preface to a twenty volume homicide note
  • Krista Franklin (1970)
  • Beat boxing
  • Robot music
  • Adrian Matejka
  • (1971)
  • mic check, 1-2
  • Jessica Care Moore
  • (1971)
  • Joel Dias-Porter aka DJ Renegade
  • Ode to the crossfader
  • 1989
  • Renegades of funk
  • John Murillo
  • (1971)
  • Stitches
  • Pull down the earth
  • This is a test
  • Francine J. Harris
  • (1972)
  • (1962)
  • How to get over (senior to freshman)
  • how to get over (for my niggas)
  • how to get over (for Kanye)
  • T'ai Freedom Ford
  • (1973)
  • Break (rebirth)
  • Break (sister)
  • Break (embargo)
  • Suheir Hammad
  • (1973)
  • An excerpt from Crank shaped notes
  • The world tells how the world ends
  • Object
  • Marty McConnell
  • (1973)
  • Bronx bombers
  • What I saw was not your funeral
  • At my best
  • John Rodriguez
  • (1973-2013)
  • Paper bag poems
  • Kevin Coval
  • Love letter to Zack, the black power ranger
  • Joshua Bennett
  • (1988)
  • When I put my hands in the air it's praise
  • Alysia Nicole Harris
  • (1988)
  • Winthrop Ave.
  • We house: after Krista Franklin's definition of funk
  • Britteney Black Rose Kapri
  • (1988)
  • (1975)
  • Legend
  • Ghazal for my sister
  • Conspiracy: A suite
  • Gravity
  • Angel Nafis
  • (1988)
  • Ode to the first white girl I ever loved
  • Home court
  • Jose Olivarez
  • (1988) --
  • Motherland
  • Jericho Brown
  • (1976)
  • When 12 play was on repeat
  • Upon viewing the death of Basquiat
  • nameless
  • Mahogany L Browne
  • (1976)
  • The message
  • Elegy in gold
  • Break
  • Aracelis Girmay
  • (1977)
  • Say my name
  • Old ladies and dope boys
  • These are the breaks
  • Idris Goodwin
  • (1977)
  • Corners
  • Astronomy (8th light)
  • Enzo Silon Surin
  • (1977)
  • It's just begun
  • Mayda Del Valle
  • (1978)
  • Ciphers pt. 1
  • Vigil pt. 1
  • Denizen Kane
  • (1978)
  • I have a drone
  • Michael Cirelli
  • Paul Martinez Pompa
  • Crews
  • Slang
  • O.P.P.
  • Kyle Dargan
  • (1980)
  • 100 bells
  • Nocturne in need of a bitch
  • Blossoms in the dark
  • Self-portrait as slinky
  • (1975)
  • Tarfia Faizullah
  • (1980)
  • Elegy for a trojan
  • Ode to a star fig
  • Ode to gentrification
  • Ode to a killer whale
  • Samantha Thornhill
  • (1980)
  • Harbor
  • Aleshea Harris
  • The crossover
  • (1981)
  • Evolution of my block
  • Evolution of my profile
  • GTA: San Andreas (or, 'Grove Street bitch!')
  • Jacob Saenz
  • (1982)
  • Bint ibrahim
  • Nadia Sulayman
  • (1982)
  • Ha ha hum
  • Jewtown
  • Adventures
  • Sarah Blake
  • (1984)
  • If you don't know
  • Adam Falkner (1984)
  • Small poems for big
  • Chinaka Hodge (1984)
  • Stakes is high
  • When I'm alone in my room sometimes I stare at the wall, and in the back of my mind I hear my conscience call
  • Ars poetica in the mode of j-live
  • Molemen beat tapes
  • Bonita applebum
  • Marcus Wicker
  • (1984)
  • Self portrait with gunshot vernacular
  • Self portrait from the other side
  • Thaumaturgy
  • Michael Mlekoday
  • (1985)
  • To the notebook kid
  • Eva Ewing
  • White on the block
  • A remix for remembrance, Stockholm syndrome
  • Kristiana Coloʹn (1986)
  • In search of black birds
  • Ciara Miller
  • (1987)
  • Let me handle my business, damn
  • Morgan Parker
  • (1987)
  • When asked about my hometown: an admission
  • When asked about my hometown: an anecdote
  • (1988)
  • When tip drill comes on at the frat party or, when refusing to twerk is a radical form of self-love
  • Unemployment
  • Pluto shits on the universe
  • Fatimah Asghar
  • (1989)
  • Pussy monster
  • Impulse buy
  • Franny Choi
  • (1989)
  • No country for black boys
  • On caskets
  • Prelude
  • Picking flowers;
  • juke
  • Nate Marshall
  • (1989)
  • Broken ghazal in the voice of my brother jacob
  • Aaron Samuels
  • (1989)
  • Cue the gangsta rap when my knees bend
  • Joy Priest
  • Twerk (v.)
  • Dinosaurs in the hood
  • Dear white America
  • Danez Smith
  • (1989) werk (v.)
  • Defense
  • Blk girl art
  • Deep in the homeroom of doom
  • Daddy dozens
  • Jamila Woods
  • (1988)
  • (1989)
  • What the eyes saw
  • Benjamin Alfaro
  • (1990)
  • A suite for ol' dirty
  • Safia Elhillo
  • (1990)
  • Juicy (an erasure)
  • Aziza Barnes
  • (1992)
  • Always & forever
  • Badu interviews Lamar (an erasure)
  • Police
  • Camonghne Felix
  • (1992)
  • Beat writers
  • Steven Willis
  • (1992)
  • Four elements of ghostdance
  • Reed Bobroff
  • (1993)
  • Self-portrait as exit wounds
  • Grand slam
  • Malcolm London
  • (1993)
  • This, here
  • Kush Thompson
  • (1994)
  • My niece's hip-hop
  • E'mon McGee
  • (1996)
  • Murder is my name
  • Prayer for the newly damned
  • Angel Pantoja
  • (1997)
  • Lesson one
  • Nile Lansana
  • (1997) and
  • Onam Lansana
  • (1999)
  • Art. artifice, & artifact
  • Quraysh Ali Lansana
  • Artist statement
  • Daily bread
  • T'ai Freedom Ford
  • Artist statement
  • Michael Mlekoday
  • Artist statement / Douglas Kearney -- Artist statement
  • Angel Nafis
  • A locus of control and the erasure
  • Aziza Barnes
  • Life is good: How hip-hop channels duende
  • Tara Betts
  • Journeying to the break: The cost of the pilgrimage
  • Ocean Vuong
  • Roger Bonair-Agard
  • The art of the mistake: some notes on breaking as making
  • Patrick Rosal
  • Blueprint for BreakBeat writing
  • Nate Marshall
Control code
899155665
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxii, 350 pages
Isbn
9781642591057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 300
Other control number
9781608463954
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)899155665

Library Locations

    • Portland Public LibraryBorrow it
      5 Monument Square, Portland, ME, 04101, US
      43.657680 -70.258550