Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

  • 560 pages
  • English
  • Hardcover
Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

⌙ Read Hardcover 綾 Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation For Free ᙧ Kindle Ebook By Jeff Chang ᠈ Many good books have been written about the history of hip hop music and the generation that nurtured it Can t Stop Won t Stop ranks among the best Jeff Chang covers the music from its Jamaican roots in the late 1960s to its birth in the Bronx its eventual explosion from underground to the American mainstream with style, including DJs, MCs, b boys, graffiti art, Black Nationalism, groundbreaking singles and albums, and the street parties that gave rise to a genuine movement But the book is about than beats and rhymes What distinguishes his book from the pack is Chang s examination of how hip hop has shaped not only pop music, but American history and culture over the past 30 years He shows how events such as urban flight, race riots, neighborhood reclamation projects, gang warfare in the Bronx and Los Angeles, and grassroots movements that influenced political agendas are as integral a part of the hip hop story as the music itself He also charts the concurrent rise of hip hop activism and the commodification of the music and the ideological clashes that developed as a result. Based on hundreds of interviews and over a decade of work as a respected music journalist, Chang offers colorful profiles of the lives and influences of the trinity of hip hop music Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaataa, and DJ Kool Herc along with many other artists, label executives, DJs, writers, filmmakers, and promoters Impressive in its scope, Can t Stop Won t Stop is a lively and sharply written exploration of the power of hip hop to unite people across generational, racial, and economic lines Shawn CarkonenHip hop journalist Chang looks back on 30 years of the cultural landscape, with a particular focus on the African American street scene, in this engaging and extensive debut Chang shows how hip hop arose in the rubble of the Bronx in the 1970s, when youth unemployment hit 60% 80% traces the music through the black Jewish racial conflicts of 1980s New York to the West Coast scene and the L.A riots and follows it to the Kristal soaked, bling encrusted corporate rap of today Chang s balanced assessment of rap s controversial trappings neither condemns gang culture nor forgives its sins, but places gangs in the conditions that birthed them and illustrates their influence on street culture Chang also examines art forms that arose alongside the music the b boys break dancers with their James Brown inspired, acrobatic battles and the graffiti artists, who practiced their defiant, outlaw art on the sides of subway trains and any other flat surface available The vivid narrative alternates between Chang s historical elucidation and first person accounts from the major players, including DJ Kool Herc, the mythic DJ who started it all at a West Bronx party Afrika Bambaataa, who crossed gang boundaries for block parties, inspiring scores of others to enact truces and do the same and Kurtis Blow, the first major label rap artist, along with countless Most importantly, he documents stories that have been left unrecorded until now, with the oral histories of the gangs and artists Illus Feb Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reserved. 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