The Birth of Hip Hop:

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

by Gene Anderson

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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. 

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781949818055
Publisher: Amorphous Publishing Guild
Publication date: 11/21/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 134
File size: 8 MB

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


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
Publisher's Note

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