The Birth of Hip Hop:

The Birth of Hip Hop: "Rapper's Delight"-The Gene Anderson Story

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Overview

The story of how Hip Hop got its start, told by Gene "Poo Poo Man" Anderson, the promoter at the center of it all. From "Rapper's Delight" and the first rap concert ever, to the introduction of breakdancing and scratching, take an insider's tour of the crazy stories, culture, and challenges of the time. Includes over 50 historic photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781949818079
Publisher: Amorphous Publishing Guild
Publication date: 11/28/2019
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Gene "Poo Poo Man" Anderson is a lifelong artist and promoter of Hip Hop music, and a member of the BMA Hall of Fame.

Table of Contents

Dedication

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Setting the Stage

The Grind

“Rapper’s Delight”

Fueling the Fire

Big-time Booking

The First Rap Concert

Ridin’ High

Power Shift

The Record Hustler

From All Platinum to Sugar Hill

Rocking the Universal Suite

Records to Die For

The Rise to the Top

Lost in the Fast Lane

From Promotion to Performance

Selling Sugar Hill

The Aftermath

Photo Gallery

Inspiration

Publisher's Note

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