San Francisco, CA : Backbeat Books ; Berkeley, CA : Distributed to the book trade in the U.S. and Canada by Publishers Group West ; Milwaukee, WI : Distributed to the music trade in the U.S. and Canada by Hal Leonard Pub., c2003.
Book — x, 646 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
A guide to the key recordings in the rap and hip-hop genres is comprised of informative reviews of top artists, biographies, essays, and "music maps" that trace the history of hip-hop from its urban soul origins to its emergence in mainstream culture. Original. (source: Nielsen Book Data) 9780879307592 20160528