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Raising Hell

Ronin Ro - Music - 2009 - 352 pages
The year is 1978. Saturday Night Fever is breaking box office records. All over America kids are racing home to watch Dance Fever, Michael Jackson is poised to become the next ...
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The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop

Dan Charnas - Music - 2011 - 672 pages
The Big Payback takes readers from the first $15 made by a "rapping DJ" in 1970s New York to the multi-million-dollar sales of the Phat Farm and Roc-a-Wear clothing companies ...
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Hip Hop, Inc.: Success Strategies of the Rap Moguls

Richard Oliver, Tim Leffel - Music - 2009 - 209 pages
At the heart of hip-hop—the most vigorous, electric development in the music world since the advent of punk rock—are its brilliant entrepreneurs. Some have demonstrated ...
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Hip Hop America

Nelson George - Social Science - 2005 - 256 pages
Now with a new introduction by the author, Hip Hop America is the definitive account of the society-altering collision between black youth culture and the mass media.
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Life and Def: Sex, Drugs, Money, and God

Russell Simmons - Music - 2001
Russell Simmons, the original and eternal hip-hop mogul, is one of the most innovative and influential figures in modern American business and culture. When no one outside of ...
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I Am Hip-Hop: Conversations on the Music and Culture

Andrew J. Rausch - Music - 2011 - 230 pages
"What is Hip-Hop?" In order to answer this question, author Andrew J. Rausch interviewed 24 individuals whose creative expressions are intimately associated with the world of ...
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Somebody Scream!: Rap Music's Rise to Prominence in the Aftershock of Black ...

Marcus Reeves - Music - 2009 - 336 pages
For many African Americans of a certain demographic the sixties and seventies were the golden age of political movements. The Civil Rights movement segued into the Black Power ...
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The New H. N. I. C.: The Death of Civil Rights and the Reign of Hip Hop

Todd Boyd - Music - 2004 - 169 pages
Challenging conventional wisdom on a range of issues, Todd Boyd examines the debates over use of the "N-word" and the "get money" ethos of hip hop moguls like Sean "P. Diddy ...
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The Men Behind Def Jam: The Radical Rise Of Russell Simmons And Rick Rubin

Alex Ogg - Music - 2009 - 272 pages
If hip hop is now the heartbeat of American culture, you can locate much of that pulse within the grooves of the Def Jam catalogue. Having introduced the world to LL Cool J ...
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Russell Simmons

Cookie Lommel, D. Chuck - Sound recording executives and producers - 2009 - 104 pages
Known by many as the godfather of hip-hop, Russell Simmons first took notice of the burgeoning movement as a college student in New York City. After making a name for himself ...
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