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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THE HIP HOP YEARS: A History of Rap

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Valuable insights into the history and intentions of hip hop, from music journalists Ogg and Upshal.From its origins in the poor African-American neighborhoods of Harlem and the Bronx, hip hop has ... Read full review

The hip hop years: a history of rap

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For their history of rap music and hip hop culture, British journalists Ogg and Upshal have interviewed over 100 DJs, rappers, record label impresarios, critics, and insiders, whose recollections ... Read full review


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Dancing in the Street
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