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This encyclopedic comics history of the formative years of hip hop captures the vivid personalities and magnetic performances of old-school pioneers and early stars like DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, plus the charismatic players behind the scenes like Russell Simmons; Debbie Harry, Keith Haring and other luminaries make cameos.The lore of the early days of hip hop has become the stuff of myth, so what better way to document this fascinating, epic true story than in another great American mythological medium ? the comic book? From exciting young talent and self-proclaimed hip hop nerd Ed Piskor, acclaimed for his hacker graphic novel Wizzywig, comes this explosively entertaining, encyclopedic history of the formative years of the music genre that changed global culture. Originally serialized on the hugely popular website Boing Boing, The Hip Hop Family Tree is now collected in a single volume cleverly presented and packaged in a style mimicking the Marvel comics of the same era. Piskor’s exuberant yet controlled cartooning takes you from the parks and rec rooms of the South Bronx to the night clubs, recording studios, and radio stations where the scene started to boom, capturing the flavor of late-1970s New York City in panels bursting with obsessively authentic detail. With a painstaking, vigorous and engaging Ken Burns meets- Stan Lee approach, the battles and rivalries, the technical innovations, the triumphs and failures are all thoroughly researched and lovingly depicted. plus the charismatic players behind the scenes like Russell Simmons, Sylvia Robinson and then-punker Rick Rubin. Piskor also traces graffiti master Fab 5 Freddy’s rise in the art world, and Debbie Harry, Keith Haring, The Clash, and other luminaries make cameos as the music and culture begin to penetrate downtown Manhattan and the mainstream at large. Like the acclaimed hip hop documentaries Style Wars and Scratch, The Hip Hop Family Tree is an exciting and essential cultural chronicle and a must for hip hop fans, pop-culture addicts, and anyone who wants to know how it went down back in the day. Full color
Discover the first truly authentic hip-hop experience in the dance game category. The Hip Hop Dance Experience invites you to perform over 700 dance moves inspired by top celebrity choreographers to hip-hop's biggest hits. With a variety of unique game modes, including fun multiplayer parties and dance battles, The Hip Hop Dance Experience is the ultimate way to drop it like it hot with all your favorite hits.
Ever wonder how someone can go to sleep in public housing and wake up in a mansion seemingly overnight? Having worked 25 years in the Hip-Hop music industry and witnessed firsthand the inner workings of the fame machine up close; I personally KNOW entertainers that are now or were employed by the Illuminati who promised them fame, money and power if they "sold out." This book reveals those who sold out and those who didn't.
Shaun T will show you his Tilt, Tuck & Tighten technique for six-pack abs and burning the fat off your entire body. Don’t worry if you can’t dance, Shaun T will teach you his moves, step by step, and you’ll be ready to hit the clubs in your hot, new body in no time. With Hip Hop Abs, you'll get flat, sexy abs without ever doing a single crunch or sit-up. Hip Hop Abs includes 10 total workouts on 3 DVDs including 3 bonus workouts and 3 bonus Learn to Dance with Shaun T routines, Step-by-Step Nutrition Guide, 30-Day Workout Calendar, Measurement card & Tape measure, Results on the Run Diet Guide, and 6-Day SlimDown Plan.
01.Into The Future
02.Driving 88 feat. Casey Veggies
04.Don’t Worry feat. Rebecca Jordan
05.You A Lie
06.Turn It Up
08.How We Do feat. King Louie
13.Where I Wanna Be feat. Phil Ade
15.I Love It