And it don't stop? : the best American hip-hop journalism of the last 25 years / edited by Raquel Cepeda ; foreword by Nelson George.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Faber and Faber, 2004.
ISBN: 0571211593 (pb : alk. paper)
Description: xix, 361 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Rap (Music) History and criticism.
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: 1980s: Looking for the perfect beat -- Physical graffiti: breaking is hard to do / Sally Banes -- Afrika Bambaataa's hip-hop / Steven Hager -- London rocks, Paris burns, and the B-boys break a leg / David Hershkovits -- The South Bronx was getting a bad rap until a club called Disco Fever came along / Bill Adler -- Rappin' with Russell: Eddie Murphying the flak-catchers / Nelson George -- Teddy Riley's New Jack swing / Barry Michael Cooper -- Armageddon in effect / John Leland -- 1990s: Pop goes the weasel -- The house that rap built / Carol Cooper -- The nigga ya hate to love / Joan Morgan -- The rebirth of cool / Scott Poulson-Bryant -- Native sons / Kevin Powell -- Caught up in the (gangsta) rapture: Dr. C. Delores Tucker's crusade against "gangsta rap" / Kierna Mayo -- Hell-raiser / Dream Hampton -- Eazy living / Carter Harris -- Diatribe / Greg Tate -- Chronicle of a death foretold / Cheo Hodari Coker -- Haitian homecoming / Selwyn Seyfu Hinds and Bakari Kitwana -- Allah's on me / Robert Marriott -- No respect: a critic at large / Hilton Als -- What the white boy means when he says yo / Charles Aaron -- Foxy Brown is the illest / Danyel Smith -- The show, the after-party, the hotel / Karen R. Good -- Don't hate me because I'm ghetto fabulous / David Kamp -- The Hip-Hop Nation: whose is it? In the end, Black men must lead / Touré -- 2000s: Get rich or die tryin' -- Fool's paradise / Raquel Cepeda -- The writing on the wall: graffiti culture crumbles into the violence it once escaped / Sacha Jenkins -- Planet rock / Robert Christgau -- Rhythmic heart of the kings of rock: Jam Master Jay, 1965-2002 / Harry Allen -- Keepin' it unreal: Selling the myth of Black male violence, long past its expiration date / Ta-Nehisi Coates -- The professional / Emil Wilbekin.