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Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation - D.J. Kool Herc, Jeff Chang
Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation
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Forged in the fires of the Bronx and Kingston, Jamaica, hip-hop has been a generation-defining global movement. In a post-civil rights era rapidly transformed by deindustrialization and globalization, hip-hop gave voiceless youths a chance to address these seismic changes, and became a job-making... show more
Forged in the fires of the Bronx and Kingston, Jamaica, hip-hop has been a generation-defining global movement. In a post-civil rights era rapidly transformed by deindustrialization and globalization, hip-hop gave voiceless youths a chance to address these seismic changes, and became a job-making engine and the Esperanto of youth rebellion. Hip-hop crystallized a multiracial generation's worldview, and forever transformed politics and culture. But the epic story of how that happened has never been fully told . . . until now.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312425791 (0312425791)
ASIN: 312425791
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
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Author Chang purports to look at the history of the hip-hop generation. As a means of expression, as a path for some to escape (in more ways than one) Chang traces the origins and beginnings from New York and Kingston, Jamaica to the driving force it has become and what it means for many today. Or...
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