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When the Beat Was Born - a book by Hill, Laban Carrick

When the Beat Was Born

DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop

When the Beat Was Born( )
Author: Hill, Laban Carrick
Illustrator: Taylor, Theodore
ISBN:978-1-59643-540-7
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Roaring Brook Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

A John Steptoe New Talent Award Winner

Before there was hip hop, there was DJ Kool Herc.

On a hot day at the end of summer in 1973 Cindy Campbell threw a back-to-school party at a park in the South Bronx. Her brother, Clive Campbell, spun the records. He had a new way of playing the music to make the breaks—the musical interludes between verses—longer for dancing. He called himself DJ Kool Herc and this isWhen the Beat Was Born. From his childhood in...
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Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Music
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.99 x 9.75 x 0.39 Inches
Book Weight:0.968 Pounds

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