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- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 14.99
does eminem matter? On assignment for his first cover story for Rolling Stone, the very first national cover story on Eminem, Anthony Bozza met a young blond kid, a rapper who would soon take the country by storm. But back in 1999, Eminem was just beginning to make waves among suburban white teenagers as his first single, ?My Name Is,? went into heavy... more...
- MTV Books 2010; US$ 16.00
?A thug is someone who stands on his own. He lives by the decisions he makes and accepts the consequences. A thug is comfortable in his own skin. I wear mine like a glove.? Trick Daddy was born a thug?just a stone?s throw from downtown Miami, yet a world away from its dazzling beauty and sparkling wealth. Where grinding poverty, deadly crime, and... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 18.99
In It's Bigger Than Hip Hop , M. K. Asante, Jr. looks at the rise of a generation that sees beyond the smoke and mirrors of corporate-manufactured hip hop and is building a movement that will change not only the face of pop culture, but the world. Asante, a young firebrand poet, professor, filmmaker, and activist who represents this movement, uses... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 17.99
In the early 1990s, Demetrius "Big Meech" Flenory and his brother, Terry "Southwest T," rose up from the slums of Detroit to build one of the largest cocaine empires in American history: the Black Mafia Family. After a decade in the drug game, the Flenorys had it all?a fleet of Maybachs, Bentleys and Ferraris, a 500-man workforce operating in six... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 18.32
Hip-hop is now a global multi-billion pound industry. It has spawned superstars all across the world. There have been tie-in clothing lines, TV stations, film companies, cosmetics lines. It even has its own sports, its own art style, its own dialect. It is an all-encompassing lifestyle. But where did hip-hop culture begin? Who created it? How did... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
Jay-Z is one of America's leading rappers and entrepreneurs, as well known for his music as for his business acumen. This text seeks to situate Jay-Z within his musical, intellectual and cultural context for educational study. Thirteen essays address such topics as Jay-Z's relevance to African-American oral history, socially responsible hip... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08
In der HipHop-Kultur spielt das Thema Gewalt eine zentrale Rolle. Die Studie untersucht an Texten deutscher Rapper/Gruppen (u. a. von Advanced Chemistry, Bushido, Curse, Eko Fresh und Kool Savas) die verschiedenen Aspekte der Gewaltdarstellung und ihrer Konsequenzen für die Gesellschaft. Im Zentrum stehen Analysen der Komplexe Rassismus, Ausländerfeindlichkeit,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Religion and Hip Hop brings together the category of religion, Hip Hop cultural modalities and the demographic of youth. Bringing postmodern theory and critical approaches in the study of religion to bear on Hip Hop cultural practices, this book examines how scholars in religious and theological studies have deployed and approached religion when... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 3.99
Are you a fan of Professor Green? If the answer is yes, how much do you know about him? Are you aware of how he came by his unusual stage name? How did he get into rapping and what were his early influences? What does he have tattooed at the back of his neck? If you would like to find out more about your favourite rapper, The Professor Green Quiz Book... more...