The roots of rap : 16 bars on the 4 pillars of hip-hop

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The roots of rap : 16 bars on the 4 pillars of hip-hop
2019
Place Published: 
New York, NY
Publisher: 
Little Bee Books, an imprint of Bonnier Publishing USA
ISBN: 
9781499804119
Edition: 
First edition
Description: 
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Presents the history of hip-hop including how it evolved from folktales, spirituals, and poetry, to the showmanship of James Brown, to the culture of graffiti art and breakdancing that formed around the art form.
Author: 
by Carole Boston Weatherford ; art by Frank Morrison ; foreword by Swizz Beatz
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