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It's Just Begun: The Epic Journey of DJ Disco Wiz, Hip Hop's First Latino DJ
It’s Just Begun: The Epic Journey of DJ Disco Wiz, Hip Hop’s First Latino DJ is a gritty and gripping tale of one man’s struggles to not only survive, but to triumph over adversity and abuse that will make your blood run cold. By conquering unimaginable obstacles, Wiz offers inspiration to anyone who has ever wondered, “Why me?” ...more
Hardcover, 180 pages
Published April 28th 2009 by powerHouse Books
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While I expected a history of hip hop, what I got was the inspirational story of a man who is created a life put of seemingly nothing. It is hip hop in it's spirit even if it does not cover a lot of the artform itself. DJ Disco Wiz is a great example in how he transformed his life. Written in such a way that the writer fades into the background and the story holds you
Ivan Sanchez was born in the Bronx, New York City, in 1972 and is of Puerto Rican heritage. He left the inner city in 1993 and currently lives in Virginia Beach, Virgnia, where he works as a computer professional and volunteers in the state police department's anti-gang program. Still haunted by the grotesque images and voices of the dead, this memoir is his effort to honor their memories while pa ...moreMore about Ivan Sanchez...