Hip hop, which first began on the streets of the South Bronx in the early 1970s, has traveled the globe, finding a home in every corner of the planet. Remade by local cultures in their own language and regional style, hip hop's versatility speaks to its accessibility and universality. The lyrics, the look, and the lifestyle could easily be a cultural anthropologist's best example--or worst nightmare--of America's influence and cultural dominance. In 2005, Magnum Photographer David Alan Harvey began photographing local ...

Living Proof 2007, powerHouse Books

ISBN-13: 9781576874035