The Story of Hip Hop

The Story of Hip Hop : From Africa to America, Sugarhill to Eminem

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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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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 12mm | 143g
  • Puffin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index
  • 0141314362
  • 9780141314365

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.
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