When the Beat Was Born
DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip HopBook - 2013
From Library Staff
CRRL_CraigGraziano Jun 25, 2015
The book manages to concisely explain the earliest beginnings of hip-hop culture, including dance moves and how the movement's influence erupted. Hill also has a splendid author's note in the back explaining why Herc's music is so important to him. There's also a timeline for the evolution of hi... Read More »
A kid from the Bronx discovers a new way to spin records at block parties, becoming the world's first hip-hop DJ and changing the course of music history.