The Hip Hop Years A History of Rap by Alex Ogg

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  • Rap (Music),
  • History and criticism,
  • Music,
  • Rap,
  • Rap music,
  • History & Criticism,
  • Genres & Styles - Rap & Hip Hop

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages221
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Open LibraryOL8135119M
ISBN 100880642637
ISBN 109780880642637

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Of the many books written about rap music and hip-hop culture, this is the best one-volume introduction to the range, depth and historical trajectory of the music and the artists, from the early days of Afrika Bambaataa's electro-funk Zulu Nation in the Bronx of the s and the early turntable breakthroughs of Grandmaster Flash to the international acclaim given in the s to Run-DMC and Public Enemy /5(3).

The Hip Hop Years book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It began as a mix of funk, soul, and rhythm and blues, invented by /5. Here's what The Rap Year Book does: It takes readers fromwidely regarded as the moment rap became recognized as part of the cultural and musical landscape, and comes right up to the present, with Shea Serrano hilariously discussing, debating, and deconstructing the most important rap song year by year.

Serrano also examines the most important moments that surround the history and culture of rap /5(). The Hip Hop Years book Rap Year Book takes readers on a journey that begins inwidely regarded as the moment rap became recognized as part of the cultural and musical landscape, and comes right up to the present.

Shea Serrano deftly pays homage to the most important song of each year/5. Double CD released by Channel 4 to accompany their four-part TV documentary series 'The Hip Hop Years', created to celebrate Hip Hop's '20th' year.

A book (with the same title) was also published. Track is the remix from the In The Jungle Groove LP featuring the /5(7). New York Times Bestseller - Washington Post Bestseller - Pitchfork Book Club selection The Rap Year Book takes readers on a journey that begins inwidely regarded as the moment rap became recognized as part of the cultural and musical landscape, and comes right up to the present.

Shea Serrano deftly pays homage to the most important song of each : ABRAMS. The Hip Hop Years is a three part series of one hour television documentaries, made for Channel 4 in It was accompanied by a book and compilation CD.

It was accompanied by a. Here are 15 great hip-hop books published this year. In the span of 46 years — since DJ Kool Herc and his sister Cindy Campbell staged the infamous Back To School party in the rec room at   Buy The Hip Hop Years: A History of Rap by Ogg, Alex, The Hip Hop Years book, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Format Book Published Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, [] Description xv, pages ; 24 cm Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index. Contents. Of the many books written about rap music and hip-hop culture, this is the best one-volume introduction to the range, depth and historical trajectory of the music and the artists, from the early.

A channel 4 documentary to celebrate the hip hop 20 years!. minutes of incredibles interviews history videos and clips. including: Dj Kool Herc, Run. Hip hop (or hip-hop, the two can be used interchangeably) began as a culture and art movement in the Bronx, where demographics were rapidly shifting in the early s.

During the s and 60s, many white, middle-class people left the cities to move to the suburbs. I must confess I haven't read it but this year-old book of military strategy has been name-checked to me by so many hip-hop heads, the Rza in particular, that I guess it must be : Guardian Staff.

A moving and enlightening survey of the genre, Hip Hop America digs deep into the expansive history and its impact on contemporary culture. A must-read for music lovers and cultural critics alike, George’s book illustrates why hip-hop is synonymous with the American experience and why its become the soundtrack of the zeitgeist.

Foundation: B-boys, B-girls and Hip-Hop Culture in New York is a book by Joseph G. Schloss which looks at b-boying and the culture surrounding it.

It features excerpts from interviews the author did with major figures in the b-boying world such as Ken Swift of Rock Steady Crew, Alien Ness, and Trac The author, hip-hop scholar Joseph Schloss (whose previous work on hip-hop won the Publisher: Oxford University Press. Hip-hop, cultural movement that attained popularity in the s and ’90s and the backing music for rap, the musical style incorporating rhythmic and/or rhyming speech that became the movement’s most lasting and influential art form.

Learn more about hip-hop’s history and culture in this article. Hip Hop emerged directly out of the living conditions in America’s inner cities in the s, particularly the South Bronx region of New York City. As a largely white, middle-class population left urban areas for the suburbs in the s and s—a phenomenon known as “white flight”—the demographics of communities such as the Bronx.

This is a big factor in how hip hop music has changed over the years. You see hip hop started in the early 80s and the point of hip hop was to tell a message from the people of the streets and the struggles they had to endure. Even though the first half of the year has been mild at best we still have 2 Kanye albums Nas Pusha T Stillmatic is a top 2 nas album Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip Hop.

How hip-hop culture and graffiti electrified the art of Jean-Michel Basquiat and his contemporaries in s New York. Published by MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Edited by Liz Munsell, Greg Tate. Text by J. Faith Almiron, Dakota DeVos, Hua Hsu, Carlo McCormick.

In the early s, art and writing labeled as graffiti began to transition from New York City walls and. A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND INCLUDED IN THE BOOKLIST TOP 10 ART BOOKS FOR YOUTH!.

Our consensus is Hip Hop Speaks to Children is the most essential poetry purchase to make this year. The poetry is enough. The illustrations are enough. The CD is enough. Together, this book is a treasure of which you cannot get enough. We shall accomplish much this year /5(17). A new book, curated by hip-hop scene legend DJ Semtex, brings together shots from over 40 years of rap music.

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Hip Hop Raised Me also tackles some of the life and political issues that surround the genre. An entire chapter is devoted to the pre-events, campaign and election of President Obama in Author: Geoff Nudelman. 40 years on from the party where hip hop was born It is 40 years since a ‘back to school jam' in New York’s west Bronx kickstarted a movement and spawned a whole culture.

Forged in the fires of the Bronx and Kingston, Jamaica, hip-hop became the Esperanto of youth rebellion and a generation-defining movement. In a post-civil rights era defined by deindustrialization and globalization, hip-hop crystallized a multiracial, polycultural generation's worldview, and transformed American politics and : Not a lot of people read books about the genre.

This is understandable. Music is an auditory medium that is difficult to translate into the written word, streaming "99 Problems" on Spotify is a lot less of a time investment than reading Decoded, and it's much harder to follow and learn about new and interesting hip-hop books than hip-hop records.

Lawrence "Kris" Parker (born Aug ), better known by his stage names KRS-One, and Teacha, is an American rapper and occasional producer from The Bronx, New rose to prominence as part of the hip hop music group Boogie Down Productions, which he formed with DJ Scott La Rock in the mids.

KRS-One is best known for his top hits, "Sound of da Police", "Love's Gonna Get'cha. Move over, alphabet song—there’s a new way for kids to learn their clever rhymes and colorful drawings, Hip Hop Alphabet 2 teaches children the 26 letters along with essential elements about rap culture.

The book, written by former music executive Howie Abrams and illustrated by famous graffiti artist Michael “Kaves” McLeer, is the sequel to Hip Hop Alphabet, which was Author: Amanda Tarlton. Books are listed alphabetically by Title, includes author(s) and published year.

Click below to read more on each title. And It Don’t Stop: The Best American Hip-Hop Journalism of the Last 25 Years by Nelson George (Foreword), Raquel Cepeda (Editor) –   The Hip Hop Years A 3 part documentary created for British television in Contributors include Chuck D and Hank Shocklee from Public Enemy, Darryl McDaniels from Run-D.M.C., Rza from The Wu Tang Clan, Ice-T, Eminem, Vanilla Ice, MC Hammer, Ice Cube, Tom Silverman, Russell Simmons, Rick Rubin, Fab Five Freddy, Afrika Bambaataa Author: Barbara Cheadle.

The hip hop world was distraught. We cried like a family member passed. NYC rap fans and teens everywhere cut school to make their way to Brooklyn to see B.I.G one last : Courtneyb. The book is packed with such analysis and leavened with the author’s often-comical experiences in penetrating the somewhat Byzantine inner world of southern hip-hop (attempting to decipher Gucci Author: Zack O'malley Greenburg.

Adam Horovitz (aka Ad-Rock) and Mike Diamond (Mike D) of the hip-hop group Beastie Boys talk about their new book, which is largely a love letter to.

Download Free Rap and Hip Hop Culture, PDF Download Rap and Hip Hop Culture, Read Rap and Hip Hop Culture. Rap and Hip Hop Culture. Author: Fernando Orejuela Category: Book Sales rank: One of them is the book entitled Rap and Hip Hop Culture. “Photography to me is really a magical medium,” says Adler, a music journalist and critic.

“It’s just stunning.” A purveyor of hip-hop since the early s, Adler encountered the music Author: Katie Nodjimbadem. 2 days ago  It’s been nearly three years since former Def Jam Records A&R executive Drew Dixon accused hip hop mogul Russell Simmons of raping her in Dixon's account, which was reported by The New York Times, sent shockwaves throughout a sector of the music industry that was — and remains — relatively untouched in the #MeToo era.

"Hip-hop has started so many trends, if we look at the last 10 years -- and they don't all translate into other genres," Chery says. "[Hip-hop output] is just constant. You would think that pop. The basic elements of hip hop—MCs rapping, DJs mixing and scratching, B-Boys break-dancing—were all in place bybut you could not walk into a record store in Times Square and buy a hip.

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