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Can’t Stop Won’t Stop : A History of the Hip-Hop Generation By Jeff Chang


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Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation by Jeff Chang

Format:  Paperback

Language: English

A book by Jeff Chang chronicling the early hip hop scene.

Based on more than a decade of original interviews with DJs, b-boys, rappers, activists, graffiti writers, gang members and other members of the hip-hop generation. The book features portraits of DJ Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, Chuck D, and Ice Cube, among others.  Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop is the important, indelible story of a generation coming of age at the end of a century.

  • Won an American Book Award in 2005

  • On Metacritic, the book received an aggregate score of 81/100 from twelve reviews—indicating “universal acclaim”

  • LA Weekly praised the book as being “extensively researched and meticulously written”

  • The New Yorker described it as “one of the most urgent and passionate histories of popular music ever written”

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Weight 1 g


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