The Hip-Hop Generation, featuring Afrika Bambaataa, Makaveli, The Notorious B.I.G., Ice-T, and 50 Cent is a non-fiction work involving the history and development of the HIP-HOP culture and the genre of Rap artistry.
This work focuses on the various perspectives which are projected regarding the virtues, values, money, violence, and impact on both the youth around the world, and societies as a whole. The HIP-HOP Generation will also fixate on the ‘’Super Stars’’ of the Rap industry, identifying the talent, vision, and genius of those who helped create and nourish the industry. The work also includes a candid look at corporate America’s involvement and culpability regarding violence in the HIP-HOP community and society as a whole.
The tragic demise of Tupac Shakur, Notorious B.I.G., and near-fatal death of 50 Cent are examined as to the reasons, suspects, and findings of latest investigations. The book also takes a look at gang culture and its relevance to the HIP-HOP movement. The hype versus reality aspects of Rap artistry is also examined. Insight regarding pros and cons of the industry is presented.
The HIP-HOP Generation examines the components which shaped the formation of the HIP-HOP culture and the artistry that has revolutionized the music industry. The major irony of the culture and artistry is provided.