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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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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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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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The History of Rap Music

Cookie Lommel - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 120 pages
Traces the development of rap music from origins in the hip hop of the 1970s through various controversies to its widespread popularity in the 1990s.
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Jam Master Jay: The Heart of Hip-Hop

David E. Thigpen - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 185 pages
Follows the life of innovative rap musician Jam Master Jay, including his difficult childhood, his respected career with Run DMC, and the violent end to his life in October 2002.
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Russell Simmons

Carrie Golus - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 112 pages
A biography of Russell Simmons, the sound recording executive and producer who popularized rap and hip-hop.
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