The Roots Of Rap: 16 Bars On The 4 Pillars Of Hip-Hop

ISBN-10: 1499804113
ISBN-13: 9781499804119
Author: Weatherford, Carole Boston
Illustrated by: Morrison, Frank
Interest Level: K-5
Publisher: Little Bee Books

Publication Date: January 2019

Copyright: 2018

Page Count: 48

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Interest Level

Grades K-5

Reading Level

Lexile: AD880L

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Performing Arts / General

JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American

Explore the roots of rap in this stunning, rhyming, triple-timing picture book! A generation voicing stories, hopes, and fears founds a hip-hop nation. Say holler if you hear. The roots of rap and the history of hip-hop have origins that precede DJ Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash. Kids will learn about how it evolved from folktales, spirituals, and poetry, to the showmanship of James Brown, to the culture of graffiti art and break dancing that formed around the art form and gave birth to the musical artists we know today. Written in lyrical rhythm by award-winning author and poet Carole Boston Weatherford and complete with flowing, vibrant illustrations by Frank Morrison, this book beautifully illustrates how hip-hop is a language spoken the whole world 'round, it and features a foreward by Swizz Beatz, a Grammy Award winning American hip-hop rapper.
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