(SOLD): SCHEINBAUM, David. Hip Hop: Portraits of an Urban Hymn.
(Bologna, Italy): Damiani, 2013. First edition. Quarto. 159 pages. Introduction by Brian Hardgroove of Public Enemy. Includes essays by Gaye Theresa Johnson and Michael Eric Dyson, an artist conversation with Frank H. Goodyear III. Scheinbaum’s photographic portraits of Erykah Badu, Chuck D., George Clinton, Common, Mos Def, Del-Tha Funkee Homosapien, Sage Francis, Professor Griff, KRS One, Mike Relm, Tajai, Wu-Tang Clan and Yelawolf (among others) approach hip hop as a positive cultural influence akin to the youth movement of the 1960s. A near fine copy in photo-illustrated boards without dust jacket as issued.