The Gospel of Hip Hop: First Instrument, the 1st publication from the I Am Hip Hop, is the philosophical masterwork of KRS ONE. Set within the structure of the Christian Bible, this 800-plus-page opus is a life-guide handbook for individuals of Hip Hop Kulture that mixes vintage philosophy with religion and sensible wisdom for a desirable, in-depth exploration of Hip Hop as a existence course. often called “The Teacha,” KRS ONE built his distinct outlook as a homeless youngster in Brooklyn, manhattan, attractive his philosophy of self-creation to turn into probably the most revered emcees in Hip Hop historical past. revered as Hip Hop’s real steward, KRS ONE painstakingly info the improvement of the tradition and the ways that we, as “Hiphoppas,” can and will guard its future.
"The Teacha" additionally discusses the origination of Hip Hop Kulture and relays particular cases in background in which you can still become aware of a similar spirit and ideas which are on the center of Hip Hop’s present manifestation. He explains Hip Hop all the way down to the particular that means and linguistic historical past of the phrases “hip” and “hop,” and describes the ways that "Hiphoppas" can swap their present conditions to create a destiny that includes future health, Love, wisdom, and Wealth (H-LAW).
devoted to fervently selling self-reliance, devoted learn, peace, harmony, and fact, The "Teacha" has drawn either feedback and worship from inside of and from outdoor of Hip Hop Kulture. during this superbly written, inspiring ebook, KRS ONE shines the sunshine of fact, from his personal empirical study over a 14-year interval, into the interesting international of Hip Hop.
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Hip Hop has no other creator, no other savior and no other architect. 22 Love alone takes credit for the creation and further development of Hip Hop because before we even knew we were Hip Hop, GOD—the Love that saved us from corruption, had already ordained us as such and set us free in the World with power. 23 What a great gift! What a great Love! What a GREAT GOD! But how soon did we forget after we had eaten and were satisfied, how hungry we were just a moment ago. How quick did we forget our own strategies to our own success.
For it was GOD that made us Hiphoppas, and this is the good news! 10 It was GOD that inspired Kool DJ Herc. It was GOD that inspired Afrika Bambaataa. It was GOD that inspired Crazy Legs. It was GOD that inspired Phase II, Taki 183, and Cornbread. It was GOD that inspired Grandmaster Flash, GrandWizzard Theodore as well as the Furious Five. It was GOD that inspired Run-DMC and Jam Master Jay. 11 It was GOD that inspired LL Cool J, Doug E. Fresh, Salt-N-Pepa, MC Lyte, Public Enemy, Poor Righteous Teachers, Niggaz With Attitude, MC Hammer, and so on, and so on, and so on.
Fresh, Salt-N-Pepa, MC Lyte, Public Enemy, Poor Righteous Teachers, Niggaz With Attitude, MC Hammer, and so on, and so on, and so on. And this is the good news; through Hip Hop GOD HAS OPENED TO US A NEW WAY TOWARD UNION WITH THE DIVINE! 12 The good news is that GOD IS REAL! And this is our faith (experience). For us, the existence of Hip Hop proves the existence of GOD’s presence within us, around us and for us. Yes, for us! GOD is with us! The spirit realm is all around us! GOD is actually present with us right now!
The Gospel of Hip Hop: The First Instrument by KRS-One