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- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00
In The Healing Power of Hip Hop , Raphael Travis Jr. offers a passionate look into existing tensions aligned with Hip Hop and demonstrates the beneficial quality it can have empowering its audience. His unique perspective takes Hip Hop out of the negative light and shows readers how Hip Hop has benefited the Black community. Organized to first... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 15.98
Welcome to The Periodic Table of Hip Hop. Instead of hydrogen to helium, here you'll find James Brown to Kanye West - 94 artists that have defined Hip Hop arranged following the logic of The Periodic Table of Elements. MCs, DJs, rappers and producers are the elements here, and this expert guide orders them to reveal their contrasts and connections,... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 15.99
Born in Miami's notorious Liberty City, Luther Campbell witnessed poverty, despair, and crime firsthand. His uncle Ricky did not want him trapped by the "invisible chains" of systemic racism, so Ricky schooled him on the necessity of a black man running his own life, controlling his livelihood, and owning property. Embracing these lessons, Campbell... more...
- Melville House 2015; US$ 16.95
In the tradition of Carl Wilson?s Let?s Talk About Love , an unforgettable account of fame, fandom, and the problem of making art in the twenty-first century In his multi-hyphenate ambitions, the musician who calls himself Juiceboxxx couldn?t be more modern?you might call him a punk rock-rapper-DJ-record executive-energy drink-magnate. Journalist... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 12.99
From Geto Boys legend and renowned storyteller Scarface, comes a passionate memoir about how hip-hop changed the life of a kid from the south side of Houston, and how he rose to the top-and ushered in a new generation of rap dominance. ?Scarface is the celebrated rapper whose hits include "On My Block," "Mind Playing Tricks on Me" and "Damn It Feels... more...
- Workman Publishing Company 2015; US$ 9.95
Poor Superstar. All the money and fame in the world won?t prevent him from having a bad hair day. Or stepping in gum. Or not being able to fit into skinny jeans, or watching helplessly as a scoop of ice cream falls from its cone. Or so an unnamed Superstar?s life is ingeniously imagined in this very funny book. Inspired by but not based on Jay Z?s... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95
As one of the most influential and popular genres of the last three decades, rap has cultivated a mainstream audience and become a multimillion-dollar industry by promoting highly visible and often controversial representations of blackness. Sounding Race in Rap Songs argues that rap music allows us not only to see but also to hear how mass-mediated... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 3.99
A history of the development of hip-hop music and dance. This ebook is a static version of an article from Grove Music Online, a continuously updated online resource, offering comprehensive coverage of the world?s music written by leading scholars. For more information, visit www.oxfordmusiconline.com. more...
- Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 15.98
?The title is Search Party ? the idea being that we?re all out here looking for something, and my poems are my way of finding myself.? A young black poet blending spoken word and rap; an inner city upbringing with a Cambridge education; a social consciousness with a satirical wit and infectious rhythm ? George The... more...