The Five Percenters : Islam, Hip-hop and the Gods of New York Paperback / softback
With a cast of characters ranging from Malcolm X to 50 Cent, Knight's compelling work is the first detailed account of the movement inextricably linked with black empowerment, Islam, New York, and hip-hop.
Whether discussing the stars of Five Percenter rap or 1980s crack empires, this fast-paced investigation uncovers the community's icons and heritage, and examines its growing influence in urban American youth culture.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: Oneworld Publications
- Publication Date: 01/10/2008
- Category: Islam
- ISBN: 9781851686155