The History of Hip Hop by Eric Reese is a dynamic book on hip-hop detailing the urban movement of one of America's most powerful inner-city music genres. It is a cultural phenomenon that famously began in the late 1970s; ushering in an exciting new generation of what is known as hip-hop music.
Classified as hip-hop or rap, its journey began on the streets of the Bronx and Brooklyn and quickly exploded onto world stages.
Hip-hop has been in effect since the first rap song busted on the scene more than 40 years ago. Its legacy continues to emerge across the world with hip-hop artists of all ages depicting their urban stories in their native languages.
Hip-hop is everywhere and has inspired many households of young people from as far as Myanmar, Sweden, Japan, South Korea, United Kingdom, Brazil, and Australia.
The History of Hip Hop will quell all your curiosities of the words behind the two words that have reigned supreme worldwide.