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Great Satan'S Rage – American negativity and rap/metal in the age of supercapitalism - Manchester Scholarship Online
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Great Satan'S Rage: American negativity and rap/metal in the age of supercapitalism

Scott Wilson


Great Satan's rage looks at how rap and metal have been highly engaged with America’s role in the world, supercapitalism and their own role within it. This has especially been the case when genres – hitherto clearly identified as indelibly ‘black’ or ‘white’ forms of music – have crossed over as an effect of cross-racial forms of identification and desire, marketing strategy, political engagement, opportunism and experimentation. It is how examples of these forms have negotiated, contested, raged against, survived, exploited, simulated and performed ‘Satan’s rage’ that is the subject of this b ... More

Keywords: Capitalism, supercapitalism, rap, metal, music, identity, cultural studies, America

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780719097416
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719097416.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Scott Wilson, author
Kingston University