The best-selling series continues covering the early years of 1981-1983, when hip-hop makes a big transition from parks and rec rooms to downtown clubs and vinyl records.
The performers make moves to separate themselves from the paying customers by adopting flamboyant regalia until a young team from Hollis, Queens called Run-DMC comes on the scene to take things back to the streets.
They say What You See Is What You Get... but Kevin "Boingthump" Phenicle could always see more than most people.
An in-depth, fully-photo-illustrated chronicle of the longest-running syndicated program in television history: Soul Train.
Powell widens his lens and skillfully dissects the dreams of American freedom and democracy in these early days of the 21st century. Be it the reelection of President George W.
"A memoir about a life almost lost and a revealing look at the dark side of hip hop's golden era ... a story of struggle, survival, and hope down the mean streets of New York City"
This work gathers classic essays on the Black Power movement and its legacy by renowned thinkers, who deal rigorously and unsentimentally with such issues as the commodification of blackness, the piety of cultural recovery, and class tensions within the movement.
Knowledge Reigns Supreme argues for the inclusionary practice of studying and interpreting postmodern texts in today's school curriculum using a (Hip Hop) cultural studies and critical theory approach, thus creating a transformative curriculum.
Henri Lefebvre has considerable claims to be the greatest living philosopher. His work spans some sixty years and includes original work on a diverse range of subjects, from dialectical materialism to architecture, urbanism and the experience of everyday life.
Now in its second edition, Entertainment & Politics is an essential text for understanding how young people acquire and hold political beliefs over time.