Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

Jeff Chang


Forged within the fires of the Bronx and Kingston, Jamaica, hip-hop has been a generation-defining worldwide flow. In a post–civil rights period quickly remodeled by means of deindustrialization and globalization, hip-hop gave unvoiced youths an opportunity to handle those seismic adjustments, and have become a job-making engine and the Esperanto of sweet sixteen uprising. Hip-hop crystallized a multiracial generation's worldview, and perpetually remodeled politics and tradition. however the epic tale of the way that occurred hasn't ever been totally advised . . . until eventually now.

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