"An empowering book that moves you to action and to question status quo America. Reading It's Bigger Than Hip Hop is motoring through a new generation of America with one of its best storytellers."- Ari Bloomekatz, Los Angeles Times
"M.K. Asante, Jr. combines drive, skill and a commitment that buoys us all. The hip hop community should feel extremely blessed to have those qualities attached to its forward movement." - Chuck D
"M.K. Asante, Jr. is a rare, remarkable talent that brings to mind the great artists of the Harlem Renaissance."- Philadelphia Inquirer
Asante's book addresses some of those issues post-Civil Rights, post hip-hop.
Truly inspiring in knowing that there are schools like this- that believe in our youth , embrace their differences and encourage their talent.
It's Bigger Than Hip Hop by M.K. Asante Jr. shows how these things, and more, have everything to do with hip hop's transformation.
MK Asante's boldness, enthusiasm, and passion for his craft is readily apparent in It's Bigger Than Hip Hop. Read morePublished 6 months ago by dlew4life
The book was not really interesting. I did not enjoy reading it. I did not finish reading it, although it was required reading.Published 9 months ago by jean pleasant
Phenomenal book! Couldn't put it down. An inspiring story of a young man's life in the inner city- the struggles, the racism, the drugs and amazingly an alternative school in... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Coffee
I bought this book for my son, who said it was excellent. Based on his review, I suggest it for anyone interested in the hip-hop culture.Published 12 months ago by phlew1120
The book is basically brand new bought used. A couple of barcode stickers at the bottom of the spine. The pages are brand new no wear and tare.Published 17 months ago by J. Tramuel
Nice book very entertaining.A lot hip hop books suck but this was was an exception.Great read if you are into hip hop and deep thinking.Published on August 25, 2012 by cameron king
I am not even a fan of Hip Hop music per se. However, MK Asante, Jr. has given a unique view of the movement and shown how it permeates every area of our culture. Read morePublished on June 15, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, in fact it was such a riveting read that I finished reading it in a matter of a few days. Read morePublished on March 13, 2012 by Ruthie