Books Hip Hop Family Tree 3 1983-1984 by Ed Piskor Paperback, 110 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $27.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleHip Hop Family Tree 3Subtitle1983-1984AuthorEd Piskor Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary The third volume of Ed Piskor's popular comic covers hip hop history from 1983 and 1984, including the formation of the Beastie Boys and the rise of Run-DMC. Genres: Arts & Entertainment Nonfiction Comics & Graphic Novels Biography & Memoir Also by Ed Piskor X-Men Grand Design 1 Hip Hop Family Tree 4 Hip Hop Family Tree 1 Macedonia Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Hip Hop Family Tree 3 Courtesy of Fantagraphics Review Book Reviews Peace, Love And Realness In A Hip-Hop History July 29, 2015 Cartoonist Ed Piskor has just put out the new book in his award-winning Hip Hop Family Tree series. It's an exhaustive, good-natured look at the birth of hip-hop that avoids the pitfall of voyeurism.