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The Legends of Hip Hop
by Justin Bua
You know Q-Tip, Biggie, and Tupac, but you don’t know them like this. The Legends of Hip Hop drops a visual roundup of fifty hip-hop icons, showcasing not only the DJs and MCs but also the graffiti artists, producers, B Boys, and others who have helped shape the hip-hop culture. Artist Justin BUA profiles fifty of the most iconic hip-hop legends of our time, painting each ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published November 8th 2011 by Harper Design
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These paintings have so much soul & love. I enjoyed the essays & the personal stories attached to each figure in the book. The Beastie Boys essay brought tears of joy & laughter to my eyes. While reading this book on the train, a few strangers on different occasions asked "What are you reading? Can I see?" ...& I shared the book with them right then & there on a Baltimore subway car. I think they loved it too.