Washington, DC -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/26/2014 -- Lamont Clark, a Washington D.C. author and self-publishing expert, has released a series of Hip Hop books for children The Five Elements of Hip Hop…A Children’s Guide to the Origins of Hip Hop. This series chronicles the origins and history of DJing, MCing, B-Boying (aka break dancing), Graffiti, and Knowledge the five elements of Hip Hop culture.
Many books have been written about Hip Hop, but very few of them areHip Hop books for children, even fewer allow them to learn the origins and history of Hip Hop. Under his publishing company, 70 West Press, Lamont has written and self-published this five book series for children aged 8 and older. The books are easy to read and contain vintage photos of very important figures in Hip Hop history. Unlike other childrens books written about Hip Hop, these books are not cartoon-like. Each book discusses the important people and events that had influences on creating each element of Hip Hop, but does it in a way that is easy for younger children to read.
You can see a promotional YouTube video of Knowledge: The Fifth Element of Hip Hop.
About Lamont Clark And 70 West Press
Lamont was born and raised in Mount Vernon NY, a city adjacent to the Bronx NY which is the birthplace of Hip Hop. A veteran of the entertainment industry Lamont has been a signed music artist and music producer, radio personality on WPGC 95.5 in Washington DC, an award winning television producer/director, and even an extra on the critically acclaimed television series The Wire.
As founder of 70 West Press (http://www.70westpress.com) in 2011,Lamont self-published a number of books,most of which can be found on such sites as Amazon, iTunes, Barnes and Noble, and Google Play Books. His books include recipe/cookbooks and guides for musicians, landlords, and genealogists, and How To books for WordPress bloggers. Lamont holds a Bachelors Degree in Marketing as well as an MBA, and has travelled around the country providing training and technical assistance for a variety of audiences including faculty, staff, and students at Universities and Colleges, Community Based Organizations, and privately owned businesses.
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