Hooligans and Heroes: Youth Identity and Rap Music in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Alex Perullo, Bryant University

Document Type Article

Published by Indiana University Press in Africa Today Volume 51, Issue 4, pages 74-101.

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During the 1990s, the rise in popularity of hip-hop culture in Tanzania brought increased public scrutiny of urban youth due, in part, to preconceived notions of youth culture and rap music...