Boston: South End Press, 1984. First Edition. An early, important account on the evolution of hip-hop music and culture, exploring its roots and various manifestations. Contents include background information on a number of seminal groups, with coverage of DJ-ing, MC-ing, graffiti and breakdancing. Complemented with superb black and white photographs throughout by Patricia Bates. A pioneering book on the rise of hip-hop culture. Item #2212
Wrappered Issue. Square octavo (21cm); photo-illustrated wrappers; 168pp; illus. Some pinpoint wear to extremities, else a tight, Near Fine copy.