The Boombox Project

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Tuesday, Nov 23, 2010
The Boombox Project: The Machines, the Music, and the Urban Underground by Lyle Owerko, Spike Lee [$24.95]

On the heels of the graffiti renaissance comes a vibrant look at an old-school icon that figured prominently in the hip-hop, rock ‘n’ roll, and punk movements of the ‘70s and ‘80s: the boombox. Featuring vintage and contemporary photographs of boomboxes and the folks who brought the boombox to life back in the day, The Boombox Project is also an oral history of the early days of hip-hop, containing reflections from Fab 5 Freddy, LL Cool J, and DJ Spooky, amongst others.

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