NWA Bibliography by Eternity Ballour


Martinez, Theresa A. “Popular Culture as Oppositional Culture: Rap as Resistance.”Sociological Perspectives, vol. 40, no. 2, 1997, pp. 265–286. JSTOR, doi:10.2307/1389525.

Quinn, Michael. “‘Never Shoulda Been Let out the Penitentiary’: Gangsta Rap and the Struggle over Racial Identity.” Cultural Critique, no. 34, 1996, pp. 65–89., doi:10.2307/1354612.

Westhoff, Ben. Original Gangstas: the Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast Rap. Hachette Books, 2016.

Heller, Jerry, and Gil Reavill. Ruthless: a Memoir. Simon Spotlight Entertainment, 2006.


Kennedy, Gerrick D. “The Moment N.W.A Changed the Music World.” Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times, 9 Dec. 2017, www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/la-et-ms-nwa-parental-discretion-20171205-htmlstory.html.

Stewart, Dan. “Straight Outta Compton and NWA: When They Were Dangerous.” Time, Time, 14 Aug. 2015, time.com/3997534/nwa-history-1991/.

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