THE RAP ATTACK: AFRICAN JIVE TO NEW YORK HIP HOP. HIP-HOP, David Toop, Patricia Bates, text, photographs.

THE RAP ATTACK: AFRICAN JIVE TO NEW YORK HIP HOP

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.

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