Hip-Hop Alphabet (Hardcover)

By Howie Abrams, Michael McLeer (Illustrator), Dmc

Lesser Gods, 9781944713324, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 17, 2017

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Description

Take a wondrous alphabetical journey through the glorious history of hip-hop in this kid-friendly introduction to the music that defined a generation. Featuring clever rhymes and graffiti-style drawings by legendary artist Kaves, Hip-Hop Alphabet uses the twenty-six letters of the alphabet to educate kids about classic icons (LL Cool J, the Beastie Boys, and Jay-Z), as well as essential elements of the music and culture (DJs, microphones, and turntables). Learn the ABCs with a beat

Howie Abrams is a former music business executive turned author. He co-authored Finding Joseph I: An Oral History of H.R. from Bad Brains and The Merciless Book of Metal Lists. He co-hosts a weekly radio show on East Village Radio called Merciless with rapper Ill Bill.

Michael "Kaves" McLeer is a legendary graffiti artist and the author of Skin Graf: Masters of Graffiti Tattoo. He has created logos and graphics for world renowned artists such as the Beastie Boys and Metallica. He is an MC in the hip-hop/rock group Lordz of Brooklyn.

Darryl "DMC" McDaniels is one of the founders of the groundbreaking rap group Run-DMC, which has sold more than 30 million singles and albums worldwide. He is the author of King of Rock.



About the Author

Howie Abrams is a former music business executive turned author from New York City. He co-authored Finding Joseph I: An Oral History of H.R. from Bad Brains with James Lathos, The Merciless Book of Metal Lists with Sacha Jenkins, and Misfit Summer Camp: 20 Years on the Road with the Vans Warped Tour with Kevin Lyman. Howie contributes to Noisey as well as Mass Appeal, and he co-hosts a weekly radio show called Merciless with rapper ILL BILL. Michael "Kaves" McLeer is an MC in the hip-hop/rock group Lordz of Brooklyn, a graffiti artist, and the author of Skin Graf: Masters of Graffiti Tattoo. He lives in Brooklyn. Darryl "DMC" McDaniels is a musical icon and one of the founders of the groundbreaking rap group Run-DMC, which has sold more than thirty million singles and albums worldwide. He is the author of King of Rock and Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide. He lives in New York City.