Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Jordannah Elizabeth. Her book for middle school readers, "A Child's Introduction to Hip-Hop: The Beats, Rhymes and Roots of a Musical Revolution," takes readers on a journey through 50 years of music history. The book has illustrations by Markia Jenai.
Book excerpt: 'A Child's Introduction to Hip-Hop'
By Jordannah Elizabeth, illustrated by Markia Jenai
Excerpted from "A Child's Introduction to Hip-Hop" by Jordannah Elizabeth. Copyright © 2023 by Jordannah Elizabeth. Reprinted with the permission of Hachette Book Group.
This segment aired on August 10, 2023.