Hip Hop Family Tree #2

Writer: Ed Piskor Artist: Ed Piskor Publisher: Fantagraphics Books Release Date: September 30, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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Hip Hop jumps from the streets into the record business in this issue documenting the first rap songs on wax by acts like the Sugarhill Gang, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious five and Kurtis Blow. Discover the secrets that took place to make Hip Hop culture the global phenomenon that it grew into.

  • 10
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles May 13, 2017

    Overall, an excellent second volume, which captures those artists we now know as rap Pioneers but the origins of the soundscapes that they made this music on The story by Ed Piskor, is again meticulously researched and gives these artists their just due. The art by Piskor is simply gorgeous. Altogether, an excellent installment of this important book. Read Full Review

  • 10
    AIPT - Patrick Hellen Apr 7, 2017

    Ed's work on this series should be lauded and displayed as a example to both historians and comic artists. Just damn impressive. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    Multiversity Comics - Matthew Garcia Oct 12, 2015

    Piskor's using a huge tapestry to create a fascinating portrait not just of a genre, but of a world. Read Full Review

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