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  - 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

THE HIP HOP YEARS: A History of Rap

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

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


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Dancing in the Street
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