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Posthuman Rap$
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Justin Adams Burton

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780190235451

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2017

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190235451.001.0001

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Epilogue

Epilogue

Posthuman Sub-Bass

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Posthuman Rap
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Justin Adams Burton

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190235451.003.0006

Posthuman Rap leads to a posthuman vestibule, connected to and aware of neoliberal humanism but situated just outside of it, in a place where we might imagine other ways of being human. Big K.R.I.T.’s car, quaking with sub-bass blasting from his woofer, is exactly this kind of vestibule. K.R.I.T., working with AfroFuturist materials, uses it to create big bangs and new worlds beyond our own. But before he can call entire planets into being, he must first tune his vestibule to receive and transmit vibrations from beyond the edge of human perception. It’s from this vantage point, staring through the vibrating glass of his car, that he can imagine other ways of being human.

Keywords:   Big K.R.I.T, hip hop, sub-bass, sound studies, AfroFuturism, posthuman, Zandria Robinson, Steve Goodman

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