The Hip Hop Family Tree, as told by Ed Piskor on Boingboing
"A Look Into The Viral Propagantion Of A Culture"

Back when BoingBoing started to serialize Ed Piskor's graphic novel series on the history of hip-hop, I cataloged the links here so that I could easily navigate the story as it developed. Then Ed found a publisher, and I took the easy way out and bought the books instead.

In The Begining