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

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  • ISBN: 9781499804119
  • ISBN: 1499804113
  • Physical Description: print
    1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Little Bee Books, [2019]

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Summary, etc.: 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. Explore the roots of rap in this stunning, rhyming, triple-timing picture book! A generation voicing stories, hopes, and fears founds a hip-hop nation. Say holler if you hear. The roots of rap and the history of hip-hop have origins that precede DJ Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash. Kids will learn about how it evolved from folktales, spirituals, and poetry, to the showmanship of James Brown, to the culture of graffiti art and break dancing that formed around the art form and gave birth to the musical artists we know today. Written in lyrical rhythm by award-winning author and poet Carole Boston Weatherford and complete with flowing, vibrant illustrations by Frank Morrison, this book beautifully illustrates how hip-hop is a language spoken the whole world 'round, it and features a foreward by Swizz Beatz, a Grammy Award winning American hip-hop rapper, DJ, and record producer.
Subject: Rap (Music) History and criticism Juvenile literature
Genre: Picture books.

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