Image of black youth in the background, with palm trees in the distance, the main focus being on the subtitle overlaid on the main subject's back, turned to the camera.

Can't Stop Won't Stop: History of the Hip-Hop Generation

by Jeff Chang Author

Many people alive today (as of the writing of this, in 2022), especially in the US, witnessed the global rise of hip-hop culture into the mainstream. People all have different insights into the history of the genre -- but that poses the question: is it just a genre or has it shifted into something much more than that? This book addresses that notion of just how influential hip-hop has been -- from the history, its roots, in young, black, multinational and multiethnic contexts to the global multibillion dollar industry it has become.