HIP HOP FILES: Photographs 1979-1984 eBook ☆ HIP HOP


HIP HOP FILES: Photographs 1979-1984 Martha Cooper has the reputation of beeing the first and foremost photographer of emering Hip Hop culture in New York City Her book, HIP HOP FILES Photographs, makes a significant part of her extensive and unique archive accessible for the first time The book documents the beginning of the phenomenon, now known as Hip Hop The publication of many of her photos in the early s, disseminated the culture both at home and abroadAlong with the photos are quotes and statements from the people appearing in them The book celebrates its th birthday inand was published in three different languages german, english and frenchThe book includes a thoughtful introduction by ZEPHYR as well as essays by CHARLIE AHEARN PATTI ASTOR and POPMASTER FABEL, participants in the early Hip Hop scene

  • Hardcover
  • 240 pages
  • HIP HOP FILES: Photographs 1979-1984
  • Martha Cooper
  • English
  • 15 February 2017
  • 3937946462

About the Author: Martha Cooper

Martha Cooper s willingness to travel with cameras in risky areas placed her in the center of the Hip Hop movement Her dramatic photos are a testament to her courage to carry her cameras into dangerous areas in order to get the shot Cooper photographed kids in their own world playing, exploring, being creative Fortunately, Martha was at the right place at the right time to document yound people creating the music, dance and art that became known worldwide


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