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Russell Simmons: From Def Jam to Super Rich

Carrie Golus - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2012 - 112 pages
As USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, puts it, Russell Simmons "helped found the hip-hop movement and turn it into a huge money-making machine." He co-founded Def Jam ...
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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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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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The Story of Def Jam

Brian Baughan - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2014 - 64 pages
When it was founded in 1984, Def Jam was a tiny operation nestled in the college dorm room of Rick Rubin. He and promoter Russell Simmons quickly built a music empire around a ...
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The hip hop years: a history of rap

Alex Ogg, David Upshal - Music - 2001 - 221 pages
From the turntable acrobatics of Grandmaster Flash to the electro-funk blend of Afrika Bambaataa's Zulu nation, and from the rebellion of Public Emeny o te chart-topping albums ...
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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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Don't Rhyme for the Sake of Riddlin': The Authorized Story of Public Enemy

Russell Myrie - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 266 pages
Offers an all-access pass to the hip-hop group, "Public Enemy", conducting interviews with Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Terminator X, Professor Griff, and the Shocklee brothers who ...
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Make It Happen: The Hip-Hop Generation Guide to Success

Kevin Liles - Business & Economics - 2005 - 256 pages
Kevin Liles rose from intern to president of Def Jam Records in only nine years. Today, at age thirty-seven, he is executive vice president of the Warner Music Group and has ...
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