MUSIC: PHOTOGRAPHY & GIFT BOOKS

PUBLISHER
Soul Jazz Books

BOOK FORMAT
Flexi, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 208 pgs / 50 color / 200 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Forthcoming

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D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: MID WINTER 2021 p. 11   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9781916359826 TRADE
List Price: $49.95 CDN $64.95

AVAILABILITY
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Paris, France
Philarmonie de Paris, 12/21–08/22

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Yo! The Early Days of Hip Hop 1982–84

Photography by Sophie Bramly

Edited by Stuart Baker. Foreword by Bill Adler. Text by Fab 5 Freddy, Arthur Baker, D.ST, Slick Rick, Kool Lady Blue, Afrika Islam, Rahiem from Furious 5, Adam Ad Rock” Horovitz, Run and DMC, Lisa Lee, Lady Pink.

The birth of hip hop in New York: rare images of the bands, the MCs and DJs, the artists and the fans, from Afrika Bambaataa and Run-DMC to Keith Haring and the Rock Steady Crew

This book features more than 150 rarely seen images documenting the rise of hip hop in the early 1980s, taken by French photographer Sophie Bramly. Bramly lived in New York during this period and became firmly embedded in the emergent scene. The book features many stunning, intimate images of a star-studded roll call of legendary hip hop figures, all of whom were only just getting known or in their ascendency. These include Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmixer DST, Jazzy Jay, Red Alert, Grandmaster Melle Mel, Kurtis Blow, Lisa Lee, the Fat Boys, Run-DMC, Beastie Boys and many more.

Bramly knew that hip hop was becoming a cultural force rather than just a musical fashion, and spent many hours photographing the four essential elements of this new world: the emcees, the deejays, the graffiti artists and the break dancers. Here you will see legendary graffiti artists captured at work and play, such as Keith Haring, Dondi, Futura, Phase One, Zephyr and Lady Pink, and break dancers including members of Magnificent Force, Dynamic Breakers and the Rock Steady Crew.

Bramly’s photographs also chronicle the desolate cityscapes from which hip hop emerged; the energy of the fans who first embraced hip hop; and the crucial players behind the scenes (Bill Laswell, Bernard Zekri, Rick Rubin, Fun Gallery co-owner Patti Astor).

Finally, this book also includes a bonus section documenting the rise of hip hop in Europe. Bramly returned to France in 1984 to find herself once again at the center of a new cultural phenomenon, helping bring the first US hip hop artists to Europe, including Fab Five Freddy, Futura 2000, Rocksteady Crew and many more.


Yo! The Early Days of Hip Hop 1982–84

STATUS: Forthcoming | 12/21/2021

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Yo! The Early Days of Hip Hop 1982–84

YO! THE EARLY DAYS OF HIP HOP 1982–84

SOUL JAZZ BOOKS

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Pub Date: 12/21/2021
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SUE KWON: RAP IS RISEN

TESTIFY BOOKS

ISBN: 9781732062917
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Pub Date: 11/16/2021
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NIGERIA: THE COVER ART OF NIGERIAN MUSIC

SOUL JAZZ BOOKS

ISBN: 9780957260078
USD $50.00
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Pub Date: 7/5/2022
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Goin’ Home with the Rolling Stones ’66: Photographs by Gered Mankowitz

GOIN’ HOME WITH THE ROLLING STONES ’66: PHOTOGRAPHS BY GERED MANKOWITZ

REEL ART PRESS

ISBN: 9781909526747
USD $29.95
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Pub Date: 11/3/2020
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Queen: The Neal Preston Photographs

QUEEN: THE NEAL PRESTON PHOTOGRAPHS

REEL ART PRESS

ISBN: 9781909526716
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Pub Date: 10/29/2020
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ISBN: 9781909526693
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Pub Date: 6/9/2020
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Jimmy Katz: Closed Session

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SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836643790
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Pub Date: 3/17/2020
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LEAD BELLY: A LIFE IN PICTURES

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958297036
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Pub Date: 7/5/2022
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WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783960985969
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Pub Date: 12/23/2019
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ISBN: 9781909829145
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Pub Date: 7/23/2019
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Kai Schäfer: Worldrecords

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HENI PUBLISHING

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