Hip hop was born in the Bronx a quarter-century ago when dancers, DJs, and visual artists cultivated their craft at house parties, small clubs, subway yards, and in the streets. It was a neighborhood art form, shaped by individual skills and dedicated to the here and now, the marriage of politics and partying. With the entrance of MTV, hip hop went global. People were break-dancing in Paris, mixing discs in Japan, buying the fashions in... More >>>