Push Hip Hop History: The Brooklyn Scene

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AuthorHouse, 2004 - Music - 160 pages
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" An informative expose that provides cultural, political, historical perspectives that transcend the hype. "

-Dr. Rudy Cain, Empire State College SUNY


" A lot of history on B-boying hasn't been revealed. This is a must read for anyone truly interested in the roots of the dance. "

-(Da Fly) D-Ex, Lab Tekz Da Science 88.8 KDHX St. Louis


"The Revolution is Hip Hop"

-Jamestop, Graffiti Artist for A Positive Cause


This book is a journey back through time focusing on Kings County's (Brooklyn's) contribution to Hip Hop, a culture created by inner-city youth enduring the hardships of poverty...An incredible expedition into gang fights, train yards, block parties and sewing needles-- Defining the term B Boy and pinpointing the origins of style while examining the work of the first turntablists--A compilation of interesting personalities, their memories of the Brooklyn scene and their love for Hip Hop.

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