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The roots of rap : 16 bars on the 4 pillars of hip-hop / by Carole Boston Weatherford ; art by Frank Morrison.

Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- (author.). Morrison, Frank, 1971- (illustrator.). Swizz Beatz, 1978- (writer of foreword.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library J 782.421 WEA 000156751 Children's Library -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781499804119
  • ISBN: 1499804113
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Little Bee Books, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Featuring a forward by Swizz Beatz"--Cover.
Summary, etc.:
Presents the history of hip-hop including how it evolved from folktales, spirituals, and poetry, to the showmanship of James Brown, to the culture of graffiti art and breakdancing that formed around the art form.
Subject: Hip-hop > History and criticism > Juvenile literature.
Rap (Music) > History and criticism > Juvenile literature.
Rap musicians > Juvenile literature.
African American musicians > Juvenile literature.
African American women musicians > Juvenile literature.
African American youth > Social life and customs > Comic books, strips, etc.
Rap (Music)
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Music > Rap & Hip Hop.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > People & Places > United States > African American.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Performing Arts.
Rap musicians.
Hip-hop.
African American youth > Social life and customs.
African American women musicians.
African American musicians.
Rap (Music)
Rap music > Juvenile literature.
Hip-hop > Juvenile literature.
Rap music.
Hip-hop.
Genre: Juvenile literature.
Picture books.
Informational works.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Juvenile works.
Informational works.
Picture books.