By Mickey Hess
An insightful new source that appears on the upward push of yankee hip hop as a chain of distinctive local occasions, with essays protecting the expansion of hip hop tradition in particular towns around the nation.
• 24 essays in volumes on U.S. towns that experience constructed special hip hop identities, from long island and l. a. to incredible destinations corresponding to Minneapolis and Honolulu
• 20 individuals, every one a longtime specialist with connections to the positioning they're describing
• approximately a hundred photos of key personalities, golf equipment, towns, and scenes
• A chronology highlighting the pivotal moments within the background of hip hop within the usa, from its African and Caribbean origins to the hot upward push of Southern rap (Outkast, Ludacris, Lil Wayne)
• A wealthy bibliography of print and on-line resources for additional exploration
• A entire index of individuals, locations, songs, and terms
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