Born in the Bronx: A Visual Record of the Early Days of Hip Hop

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  • Born in the Bronx: A Visual Record of the Early Days of Hip Hop
Born in the Bronx: A Visual Record of the Early Days of Hip Hop
$55.00
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Description
The work of pioneering photographer Joe Conzo forms the backbone of this crucial documentary journey through Hip Hop's formative years. Curator and writer Johan Kugelberg builds on this foundation by gathering the scattered remains of a movement that had its eye on the future from day one. The energetic flyer artwork of Buddy Esquire provides another aesthetic pillar of the book and is supported by personal contributions from influential creators including Grandmaster Caz, LA Sunshine, JDL, MARE 139 and Grandwizzard Theodore. A foreword by Legendary DJ and Bronx native, Afrika Bambaataa and hip hop timeline by bestselling author, Jeff Chang round out this important collection and add further context to the movement's explosive early period.
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The work of pioneering photographer Joe Conzo forms the backbone of this crucial documentary journey through Hip Hop's formative years. Curator and writer Johan Kugelberg builds on this foundation by gathering the scattered remains of a movement that had its eye on the future from day one. The energetic flyer artwork of Buddy Esquire provides another aesthetic pillar of the book and is supported by personal contributions from influential creators including Grandmaster Caz, LA Sunshine, JDL, MARE 139 and Grandwizzard Theodore. A foreword by Legendary DJ and Bronx native, Afrika Bambaataa and hip hop timeline by bestselling author, Jeff Chang round out this important collection and add further context to the movement's explosive early period.

ISBN
9780997448245
Publisher
Publication Date
August 22, 2023
Binding
Hardcover
Item Condition
New