Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide by Mickey Hess

By Mickey Hess

An insightful new source that appears on the upward push of yankee hip hop as a sequence of precise nearby occasions, with essays protecting the expansion of hip hop tradition in particular towns around the nation.

• 24 essays in volumes on U.S. towns that experience built designated hip hop identities, from long island and la to spectacular destinations comparable to Minneapolis and Honolulu

• 20 participants, every one a longtime specialist with connections to the positioning they're describing

• approximately a hundred photos of key personalities, golf equipment, towns, and scenes

• A chronology highlighting the pivotal moments within the background of hip hop within the usa, from its African and Caribbean origins to the hot upward push of Southern rap (Outkast, Ludacris, Lil Wayne)

• A wealthy bibliography of print and on-line assets for additional exploration

• A finished index of individuals, areas, songs, and terms

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