Hip Hop Family Tree, Vol. 1: 1970s-1981

Hip Hop Family Tree, Vol. 1: 1970s-1981 The lore of the early days of hip hop has become the stuff of myth, so what better way to document this fascinating, epic true story than in another great American mythological medium the comic book From exciting young talent and self proclaimed hip hop nerd Ed Piskor, acclaimed for his hacker g

One Day It'll All Make Sense

One Day It'll All Make Sense Common has earned a reputation in the hip hop world as a conscious artist by embracing themes of love and struggle in his songs, and by sharing his own search for knowledge with his listeners His journey toward understanding expressed in his music and now in his roles in film and television is roo

The Dozens: A History of Rap's Mama

The Dozens: A History of Rap's Mama From Two Live Crew s controversial comedy to Ice Cube s gangsta styling and the battle rhymes of a streetcorner cypher, rap has always drawn on deep traditions of African American poetic word play, In Talking Bout Your Mama, author Elijah Wald explores one of the most potent sources of rap the vic

Game Over: My Love for Hip Hop

Game Over: My Love for Hip Hop Winter Ramos, one of the drama filled faces of Love and Hip Hop New York, Season 3 delivers a brazen and unabashed memoir of her life in the world of hip hop In Game Over, Winter puts all of her emotions on the page leaving no experience, emotional abuse, or former lover uncovered From her days as