Greenlight Hosts Musical Story Time For Hip-Hop’s Youngest Fans

Cover art by: Anny Yi
Cover art by: Anny Yi

From it’s underground roots in the Boogie Down Bronx to it’s chart-topping, mainstream success today, hip-hop has a rich and colorful history. In the follow-up to the best-selling punk music primer What is Punk?, author Eric Morse, gives readers a history of the movement that even its youngest fans will enjoy.

In What is Hip-Hop?, Morse and illustrator Anny Yi offer a playful introduction to the genre, invoking legendary figures of hip-hop with life-like, hand-formed clay figures and inviting rhymes. What is Hip-Hop? is produced by renowned writer, black culture critic, and filmmaker, Nelson George. The result is a fun, accessible, and informative introduction to the movement. Children and parents alike will delight in the spot-on clay recreations of popular artists such as Run-DMC, LL Cool J, Salt-N-Peppa, Eminem, Nicki Minaj, and many more.

Author, Eric Morse will be reading from What is Hip-Hop? at two family-friendly story times in Brooklyn:

Eric Morse
Eric Morse

Saturday, October 14

11:30 AM

Greenlight, Fort Greene
686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn

Saturday, October 14

1:30 PM
Greenlight, Prospect Lefferts Gardens
632 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

 

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