The Story of Hip Hop : From Africa to America, Sugarhill to Eminem
This volume provides a history of rap music from its West African roots to slavery, spritual and work songs through to today's rap artists like Eminem, Snoop, Puff Daddy, and Missy. The book shows how the first explosive rap hit evolved into the contemporary hip-hop scene.
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- Paperback | 176 pages
- 128 x 198 x 12mm | 143g
- 25 Apr 2002
- Penguin Books Ltd
- Puffin Books
- London, United Kingdom
- illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index
About Jim Haskins
James Haskins is a highly-esteemed chronicler of Africana American history and has written more than a hundred books. He is a Professor at the University of Florida.