Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

Coperta unu
Picador, 27 dec. 2005 - 560 pagini

Can't Stop Won't Stop is a powerful cultural and social history of the end of the American century, and a provocative look into the new world that the hip-hop generation created.

Forged in the fires of the Bronx and Kingston, Jamaica, hip-hop became the Esperanto of youth rebellion and a generation-defining movement. In a post-civil rights era defined by deindustrialization and globalization, hip-hop crystallized a multiracial, polycultural generation's worldview, and transformed American politics and culture. But that epic story has never been told with this kind of breadth, insight, and style.

Based on original interviews with DJs, b-boys, rappers, graffiti writers, activists, and gang members, with unforgettable portraits of many of hip-hop's forebears, founders, and mavericks, including DJ Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, Chuck D, and Ice Cube, Can't Stop Won't Stop chronicles the events, the ideas, the music, and the art that marked the hip-hop generation's rise from the ashes of the 60's into the new millennium.

Ce spun oamenii - Scrieți o recenzie

Evaluările utilizatorilor

5 stele
3
4 stele
1
3 stele
3
2 stele
0
1 stea
0

LibraryThing Review

Comentariu Utilizator  - dchaikin - LibraryThing

50. Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation by Jeff Chang Introduction DJ Kool Herc reader: Mirron Willis published: 2005 (2016 on audio) Citiți recenzia completă

LibraryThing Review

Comentariu Utilizator  - winedrunksea - LibraryThing

A great book I didn't want to end, and would have liked more about the emerging hip-hop centers of Atlanta and St. Louis, which were mentioned only in passing in the final chapter. But a great ... Citiți recenzia completă

Alte ediții - Afișați-le pe toate

Despre autor (2005)

Jeff Chang has been a hip-hop journalist for more than a decade and has written for The San Francisco Chronicle, The Village Voice, Vibe, The Nation, URB, Rap Pages, Spin, and Mother Jones. He was a founding editor of Colorlines Magazine, senior editor at Russell Simmons's 360hiphop.com, and cofounder of the influential hip-hip label SoleSides, now Quannum Projects. He lives in California.

Informații bibliografice