TOTAL CHAOS: The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-hop is a new book edited by sometime URB contributor Jeff Chang. Or at the press release puts it (publicists have to get paid for sumthin'):
“Two years after his groundbreaking history Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, American Book Award-winning journalist Jeff Chang turns the pages over to some of the most compelling voices of the hip-hop arts movement. One of the most important global arts movements of the past two decades, hip-hop has moved beyond rap music to transform theater, dance, performance, poetry, literature, fashion, design, photography, painting, and film. Total Chaos presents hip-hop arts through the voices of its pioneers, innovators, and mavericks.”
It'll be released on Feb 2, 2007 and will be accompanied by a forum series on hip-hop that will hit spots across the nation Feb-May.