The hip hop years: a history of rap

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Fromm International, 2001 - Music - 221 pages
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From the turntable acrobatics of Grandmaster Flash to the electro-funk blend of Afrika Bambaataa's Zulu nation, and from the rebellion of Public Emeny o te chart-topping albums of Eminen, an exploration into the world of rap and hip hop is captured through the firsthand accounts of those who played a pivotal role.

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User Review  - the.ken.petersen - LibraryThing

Hip Hop crept up on me. It was a flash in the pan style that could safely be ignored, as it was going to fade away within a couple of years. Then we had 'Gangsta Rap', a movement so repulsive that it ... Read full review

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User Review  - kalinichta - LibraryThing

More of a primer than a history, The Hip Hop Years is good for putting things in context for the hip hop novice, but it probably wouldn't hold much interest for aficionados. The non-linear chronology ... Read full review


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Dancing in the Street
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