The History of Rap Music

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Chelsea House Publ., Jan 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 120 pages
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Top artists and producers from this unique form of music are examined to offer readers a better understanding of the music's roots and its acceptance into today's mainstream culture. Simultaneous.

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About the author (2001)

Series introduction author Chuck D redefined rap music and hip-hop culture as leader and cofounder of legendary rap group Public Enemy. His music addressed weighty issues about race, rage, and inequality with a jolting combination of intelligence and eloquence rarely heard before. A musician, writer, radio host, television personality, college lecturer, and activist, Chuck D is also the creator of Rapstation.com, a multiformat online resource for the global hip-hop community.

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