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Auteur: Chang, Jeff
Titel: Canít Stop Wonít Stop
Sub titel: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

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 generationís worldview, and transformed American politics and culture. But that epic story has never been told like this. From the gangs of the late 60s to the icons of the new millennium, from the Ghetto Brothers and Universal Zulu Nation organizations to the hip-hop activists, Canít Stop Wonít Stop presents the hip-hop generation in all its grime and glory with breadth, wit, and style. Based on original interviews with DJs, b-boys, rappers, graffiti writers, activists, and gang members, with unforgettable portraits of many of hip-hopís forebears, founders, and mavericks, including DJ Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, Chuck D, and Ice Cube, Canít Stop Wonít Stop chronicles the events, the ideas, the music, and the art that marked the hip-hop generationís rise from the ashes of the 60s into the new millennium. Here 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.
2005, 546 pag., Euro 18,95
Picador, London, ISBN 9780312425791


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