On May 21, 1972, Christopher George Latore Wallace (The Notorious B.I.G.) is born in New York City at St. Mary’s Hospital. The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop by Carole Boston Weatherford explores how rap became the iconic musical genre it is with a rhyming picture book.

Book Title: The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop

Book Author: Carole Boston Weatherford

ISBN Number: 9781499804119

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