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Hisham Aidi, Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture. New York: Pantheon, 2014. Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Hisham Aidi (HA): This book grows out of two experiences. The first: in the early 2000s, I was working as a cultural reporter covering Harlem and the South Bronx, writing about migration, youth culture, and gentrification. Back then, I was also doing some work as a DJ and concert-promoting. Harlem is a cultural cauldron—you have ...Keep Reading »
Hisham Aidi is a lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He is the author of Redeploying the State: Corporatism, NeoLiberalism, and Coalition Politics (Palgrave, 2008), and, with Manning Marable, Black Routes to Islam (Palgrave 2009). His most recent book is Rebel Music: Race, Empire and the New Muslim Youth Culture (Pantheon, 2014).