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Chuck D Presents This Day in Rap and Hip-Hop History by Chuck D,Shepard Fairey

By Chuck D,Shepard Fairey

A accomplished, chronological survey of rap and hip hop from 1973 to the current by means of Chuck D, arguably the main influential rapper within the world.

In the greater than forty years because the days of DJ Kool Herc and "Rapper's Delight," hip hop and rap became a billion-dollar all over the world phenomenon. but there is not any definitive background of the genre-until now.

Based on Chuck's long-running exhibit on Rapstation.com, this huge compendium info the main iconic moments and influential songs within the genre's recorded heritage, from Kurtis Blow's "Christmas Rappin'" to The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill to Kendrick Lamar's ground-breaking verse on "Control." additionally integrated are key occasions in hip hop background, from Grandmaster Flash's first scratch via Tupac's holographic visual appeal at Coachella.
Throughout, Chuck bargains his insider's standpoint at the chart toppers and exhibit stoppers as he lived it. Illustrating the pages are greater than a hundred graphics from the proficient artists focusing on hip hop.

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