In the last 30 years Hip Hop has grown from nothing to being one of the most popular music genres around. Today it's hard to find any modern music that hasn't been influenced by Hip Hop in some way. Read about how it all began and some of its most influential artists in these fantastic books.

Can't Stop, Won't Stop : A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

Total Chaos : The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-Hop

Hip Hop Divas

Ice : A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption

The Vibe History of Hip-Hop

The Hip Hop Years : A History of Rap

The Murder of Biggie Smalls

How to Draw Hip-Hop

The Rose That Grew From Concrete

Westside : Young Men and Hip-Hop in L.A.