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The first full-scale history and analysis of  hip-hop, the most influential pop music since rock 'n'  roll. Fernando illuminates how an exuberant form  of dance music became simultaneously an expression  of social and political protest, black  nationalism, and cultural pride.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published August 1st 1994 by Anchor
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