critics on critics dept
You Are There: 'it's not where you're from it's where you're at'
Hip-hop spreads around the world ...
a new buzzword "glocalization" gains favor in print.
There's more to hip-hop than just that that
as you'll read in "Rapping All Over the World
(wherein the reviewer also takes a few interesting side trips around the hip-hop planet: warning that an extensive examination can sometimes kill the subject while generally assuming a benign attitude toward cultural studies).