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To the Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip Hop Aesthetic

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2007 Arts Club of Washington s National Award for Arts Writing - Finalist

With roots that stretch from West Africa through the black pulpit, hip-hop emerged in the streets of the South Bronx in the 1970s and has spread to the farthest corners of the earth. To the Break of Dawn uniquely examines this freestyle verbal artistry on its own terms. A kid from Queens who spent his
Paperback, 200 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by New York University Press (first published February 1st 2007)
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William Cobb is the author of seven critically acclaimed novels, Coming of Age at the Y, The Hermit King, A Walk Through Fire, Harry Reunited, A Spring of Souls, Wings of Morning, and The Last Queen of the Gypsies. His collection of short fiction is Somewhere in All This Green. He is currently working on a novel about the Creek Indian War in Alabama in 1813-1814. He is married to the short story w ...more
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