Author(s): Jeff Chang
Hip-hop is now a global multi-billion pound industry. It has spawned superstars all across the world. There have been tie-in clothing lines, TV stations, film companies, cosmetics lines. It even has its own sports, its own art style, its own dialect. It is an all-encompassing lifestyle. But where did it all begin? Who created it? How did it become such a phenomenon?
From the streets of the Bronx to the hills of Ghana, this is the definitive history of hip-hop - now in mass market paperback
Jeff Chang has been a hip-hop journalist for over a decade. He has written cover stories on Hip-Hop for The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Los Angeles Weekly, Spin and Vibe.