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By Mickey Hess

An insightful new source that appears on the upward thrust of yankee hip hop as a chain of targeted local occasions, with essays masking the expansion of hip hop tradition in particular towns around the nation.

• 24 essays in volumes on U.S. towns that experience constructed targeted hip hop identities, from ny and la to marvelous destinations reminiscent of Minneapolis and Honolulu

• 20 members, each one a longtime professional with connections to the site they're describing

• approximately a hundred photos of key personalities, golf equipment, towns, and scenes

• A chronology highlighting the pivotal moments within the heritage of hip hop within the usa, from its African and Caribbean origins to the new upward thrust of Southern rap (Outkast, Ludacris, Lil Wayne)

• A wealthy bibliography of print and on-line resources for extra exploration

• A finished index of individuals, areas, songs, and terms

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