Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey

Hip-Hop Culture’s first official luxury, large format book will inspire, entertain and educate all generations of readers with its comprehensive exploration of the birth, evolution and global impact of Hip-Hop Culture over the last four decades. Composed of exclusive first-person testimonials from the B-Boys and B-Girls who live and breathe Hip-Hop, 30 original essays and 40 original, individual profiles of influential “game changers” written by Hip-Hop’s top journalists and authors, one-of-a-kind Polaroid portraits captured by celebrated photographer Jonathan Mannion and hundreds of powerful images compiled by key eyewitnesses to the Culture.

Gabriel Alvarez (Author), Dan Charnas (Author), Cheo Hodari Coker (Author), Selwyn Sefu Hinds (Author), “Chairman” Jefferson Mao (Author), Kierna Mayo (Author), Marcus Reeves (Author), Carlito Rodriguez (Author), Greg Tate (Author), Dave Tompkins (Author), Jordan Sommers (Editor), Mike Thompson (Illustrator), Jonathan Mannion (Photographer), Martha Cooper (Photographer), Joe Conzo (Photographer), Charlie Ahearn (Photographer), Janette Beckman (Photographer), Trevor Traynor (Photographer), Estevan Oriol (Photographer), Laura Levine (Photographer), Ricky Powell (Photographer), David Corio (Photographer), Afrika Bambaataa (Introduction)

Aria Multimedia Entertainment
Available February 8, 2011 in Leather Bound

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