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Piskor, Ed, author.
Reviewed by: Vi Ha, Young Adult Librarian, Teen'Scape
Call Number: 740.9999 P677-1
Hip Hop Family Tree, Volume 1 sinuously traces and chronicles the cultural revolution of hip hop in New York starting in the mid-1970s. This large format comic strip compiles vignettes that cover the inception of this major American musical form (since rock ‘n roll) and the equally important cultural scene with block parties in the Bronx, the relationship between artists and record stores, radio airplay, showmanship and ever larger speakers.Read Full Review