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Author Baker, Soren, 1975-

Title The history of rap and hip-hop [Gale EBooks electronic resource] / Soren Baker.

Imprint Detroit : Lucent Books, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource (136 p.) : ill. (some col.).
Series The music library
Gale virtual reference library
Music library (San Diego, Calif.)
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ch 1. The roots of hip-hop culture -- ch 2. Hip-hop gains momentum -- ch 3. The golden era of rap -- ch 4. Gangsta rap -- ch 5. Rap business explodes -- ch 6. Rise of the South and of the DJ -- ch 7. Hip-hop : a global force -- ch 8. The new rap landscape.
Summary Covers the music, the musicians, the instruments, and music's place in cultural history. Presents a history of each musical style, from its roots to its expression along with glimpses of the lives of leading composers and musicians. This volume focuses on the impact of Rap and Hip-Hop music culture.
Subject Hip-hop -- United States.
Rap (Music) -- History and criticism.
Added Author Gale Group.
Other Form: Original 9781420508222 (DLC) 2012002278
ISBN 9781420510140 (electronic book)
9781420508222 (hardcover)
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