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M.K. Asante, It's Bigger Than Hip Hop: The Rise of the Post-Hip-Hop Generation (2008)

A long lament about the loss of hip-hop identity to corporate interests that proposes some hopeful alternatives.

Jeff Chang, Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation (2005)

Chang's hopeful and complex take on hip-hop history won the American Book Award.

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