With photography by Joe Conzo, a foreword by Afrika Bambaataa, original flyer art by Buddy Esquire and a timeline by Jeff Chang, Born in the Bronx is more than your average coffee table book. Take a journey back in time to the birthplace of hip-hop, when everyone was young, fly and flashy, and read about this inspiring and formidable era and the players who made it happen.

Grade: A

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