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Hip Hop Family Tree Book 2: 1981-1983 (Vol. 2) (Hip Hop Family Tree)

by Ed Piskor

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Hip-Hop Family Vol. 2 is finally getting to some artist I know about. The history goes deep and explains how further down artist were influenced by artist from 1981-1983. This volume is focusing on Hip-Hop right before it became really huge and known everywhere in the nation and its great to see how it build up and is about to explode. ( )
  GrlIntrrptdRdng | Aug 28, 2015 |
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Book 2 covers the early years of 1981-1983, when Hip Hop has made a big transition from the parks and rec rooms to downtown clubs and vinyl records. The performers make moves to separate themselves from the paying customers by dressing more and more flamboyantly until a young group called RUN-DMC comes on the scene to take things back to the streets. This volume covers hits like Afrika Bambaataa's "Planet Rock," Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five's "The Message," and the movie Wild Style, and introduces superstars like NWA, The Beastie Boys, Doug E Fresh, KRS One, ICE T, and early Public Enemy. Cameos by Dolemite, LL Cool J, Notorious BIG, and New Kids on the Block(?!)! Featuring an introduction by Wild Style director Charlie Ahearn.… (more)

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