Can't Stop Won't Stop is a powerful cultural and social history of the end of the American century, and a provocative look into the new world that the hip-hop generation created.

Forged in the fires of the Bronx and Kingston, Jamaica, hip-hop became the Esperanto of youth rebellion and a generation-defining movement. In a post-civil rights era defined by deindustrialization and globalization, hip-hop crystallized a multiracial, polycultural generation's worldview, and transformed American politics and culture. But that epic story has never been told with this kind of breadth, insight, and style.

Based on original interviews with DJs, b-boys, rappers, graffiti writers, activists, and gang members, with unforgettable portraits of many of hip-hop's forebears, foun...

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Bibliographic Information
Author(s): Jeff Chang
Publisher(s): St. Martin's Press
Publish Date: 2007-04-01
Book Pages: 560
Industry Identifier: ISBN_10: 1429902698
Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Rap & Hip Hop
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