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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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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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LL Cool J

Dustin Shekell, D. Chuck - Rap musicians - 2009 - 103 pages
In a youth-dominated industry filled with one-hit wonders and short-lived careers, LL Cool J has shown remarkable longevity. Born James Todd Smith, he bounced back from a ...
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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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Russell Simmons

James R. Norton - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 48 pages
Presents the life and career of Hip Hop star Russell Simmons.
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Public Enemy's It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back

Christopher R. Weingarten - Music - 2010 - 152 pages
A thrilling account of how the Bomb Squad produced such a singular-sounding recordóthe engineering, sampling, scratching, constructing, deconstructing and reconstructing.
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The Beastie Boys' Paul's Boutique

Dan LeRoy - Music - 2006 - 144 pages
Derided as one-hit wonders, estranged from their original producer and record label, and in self-imposed exile in Los Angeles, the Beastie Boys were written off by most ...
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