4 Must Read Memoirs of Hip Hop, Immigration, and Ancestry That Are Here For 2021

About 9 months ago, we posted about activist and rap artist Talib Kweli and his upcoming book titled Vibrate Higher: A Rap Story, which is a memoir where he will share his upbringing, views and carving his own path in hip hop while also collaborating with many great hip hop artists along the way.

At the time we wrote about the book, it didn’t have a book cover, but since it is to release on February 16th, it’s time to check out the official cover.

Vibrate Higher book cover is formed in the colors of PanAfrican red and green, with the subtitle A Rap Story on the side, bringing a real unique statement in its appearance, therefore, expect a unique read in the memoir.

My Broken Language by Quiara Alegría Hudes who tells her own story in this April 6 release which follows her through her desire to find her own voice in her family and in the world, beyond secrets of the barrio.

Nuestra America brings us the story of immigration and culture,”to explain and analyze the worldview, culture, and spirit of countries such as Peru, Colombia, and Chile, from the perspective of educated Jewish emigrants imbued with the hope and determination typical of those who escaped Europe in the 1920s.”

Nuestra America, written by Claudio Lomnitz, is to be released on February 9th.

Cassandra Lane has written a memoir titled We Are Bridges due for release on April 20th as a “creative nonfiction to reclaim a family history from violent erasure so that a mother can gift her child with an ancestral blueprint for their future. Haunting and poetic, this debut traces the strange fruit borne from the roots of personal loss in one Black family—and considers how to take back one’s American story.

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