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The Haunting of Hip Hop

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 6, 2001

    A Positive Message....

    The Haunting of Hip Hop is a quick and captivating read. I finished it within a few hours and really enjoyed it. Again, in the same style of Redemption Song, Berry, intertwines the past and present masterfully. The essence of the story is that of the spirits of the past manifesting themselves out of the need tell their stories to the living in an effort ease the pain, bring peace, and resolve issues that plagued their lives. There are many lessons taught in this story, however, the focus is on the spirit, Ngozi, an African slave, and his desire to bring back the love, passion, and true unifying purpose that the drums of African once did in his beloved homeland. He feels that the drums/beats have been misused and corrupted and he must connect with super producer, Harry ¿Freedom¿ Hudson before its too late. There were some surprising twists in the plot as each of the supporting cast experiences their own awakenings. I was disappointed in some of the conclusions, but it was a great work nonetheless¿highly recommended!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2001

    A book with a deeper meaning... you have to read

    The Haunting of Hip-Hop is a story about a super music producer, Freedom and a house that has a hold over him. It's also about Ava, his lawyer, friend, and confidant and an old schoolmate of hers name Charles. Freedom sees this house and immediately knows that one day it'll be his home. What he didn't know that first day was that the house was haunted. Have you ever been somewhere and you just knew what was about to happen to somebody there with you or someone far away. Have you ever been watching TV (oops we don't do that) I mean reading a book and someone pops into your head and you know that they need you. That is how some people where in this book. This books makes you listen and look deeper into the meaning of things. Not to the hustle and bustle of life but to your inner self because you can always hear something if you really listen. The Haunting isn't just about a haunted house on a corner it's also about passing on our history and heritage to younger generations. It's about respecting what your elders tell you and it's about being true to yourself and who you are. It's about helping you deal with memories of people that you love and some of those that you can't stand. The Haunting is a story that I think you all will enjoy if you give it a chance like I did and look deeper than the words the paper.

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