Friday, February 26
Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey
Wikipedia - "Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey is a coffee-table book published by Aria Multimedia Entertainment. It is a 420-page, leather-bound tribute to Hip Hop that showcases the roots, birth, evolution, and global impact of hip hop culture over the past four decades. The book consists of 30 original essays on the evolution of Hip Hop Culture; 40 original, individual profiles of influential game changers, from Kurtis Blow to will.i.am; playlists of the singles and albums essential to each of Hip Hop's past four decades; and 154 interviews with the most influential DJs, MCs, Producers, Graffiti Writers, B-boys, and B-girls of the culture. ... Featured game changers within the book include Jay-Z, Kanye West, Eminem, Run-DMC, Outkast, Queen Latifah, will.i.am, Sean Combs, 50 Cent, Will Smith, Missy Elliott, Native Tongues, LL Cool J, Public Enemy, 2Pac, The Notorious B.I.G., and two dozen others. ..."
Book Review: Hip Hop, A Cultural Odyssey (Video)
vimeo: Hip Hop A Cultural Odyssey…Know Your History!
YouTube: Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey Exhibit & Book virtual tour