A new luxury, large-format book on Hip Hop will be featured in an exhibition at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.
Hip Hop: A Cultural Odyssey explores the birth, evolution and global impact of Hip Hop culture over the past four decades.
The book features Polaroid portraits by celebrated photographer Jonathan Mannion. The book is 420 pages, is one-and-a-half feet tall and over one foot wide, and weighs in at an impressive 16 lbs.
The book will be available for purchase on February 8. It will be featured at the Grammy Museum from February 5 through May 4 on the museum’s second floor temporary exhibit, according to examiner.com.
Educational programs related to the book will be announced throughout the duration of the exhibit. The exhibit will feature artifacts such as original, handwritten song lyrics by Tupac Shakur, LL Cool J TROOP suit and Kangol hat, Run DMC leather jacket an pants worn during “Walk This Way” performance with Aerosmith, and much more.
For more information on the book, visit www.hiphopculturebook.com.