The Rap Year Book, Shea Serrano's analysis of rap's most important songs since the genre's inception, may be adapted into a documentary series. The journalist announced the happy news on Twitter, and mentioned that a production company in New York will try and bring his book to our video streaming services.
Hip-Hop Evolution, another documentary program tracing the genre's roots and modern day impact, will be screened at Toronto's Hot Docs festival this year. For a sampling of The Rap Year Book, read why A Tribe Called Quest's “Bonita Applebum” is the best rap love song of all time. Below, get to know the author with Five Questions with Shea Serrano.