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When whites cannot stake claims to black music—as in the case of hip-hop—the nature of the relationship between mainstream society and african-american culture is simply exploitative this essay will examine the ethics of cross-cultural musical appropriation in an attempt to discover why the elvises and eminems are able to reap the glory of. American culture essay culture and cross-cultural linkages in american music the representation of african americans in the media and popular culture. There was also a strong racist element in the war of words aimed against the blending of classical music with the black cultural influences found in american jazz this was similar to the hostile words against dvorak's strong avocation for the use of black hymns and negro melody as a sure foundation for the future of a new classical. Popular music popular videos, cinema, and theater studies, african and african american studies, african and african diaspora studies) the number of africans.
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