The Wrap On Rap

Reeves, Marcus
May 2007
Crisis (15591573);May/Jun2007, Vol. 114 Issue 3, p20
This article offers facts about hip-hop culture in the U.S. In 2004, the movement celebrated its 30th anniversary. The momentous occasion was marked with a series of televised retrospectives. One of which was the five-part documentary television series, "And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop." On a national scale, hip-hop culture, particularly its music, has become the face of the economic power, socio-cultural influence and political potential of the generation of African American youth growing up after the Civil Rights and Black Power movements.


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