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New book ‘Hip Hop: A Cultural Odyssey’ charts the history of the genre

Posted at 2:30 pm, July 20, 2011 in Music & Nightlife

Available on from August 2, vast new tome ‘Hip Hop: A Cultural Odyssey’ (Aria Multimedia Publishing) is spectacularly heavy – in both senses of the word. Costing £249.99, the book’s incredible images will move the crowd more than the text, and classics from photographer Ricky Powell that you may’ve seen a hundred times still pack a Tyson-esque punch, especially at this size. As Gang Starr asked, ‘Who’s Gonna Take The Weight?’ Every discerning hip hop fan’s coffee table, presumably.

Available online at aria-me.com.

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