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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 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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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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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 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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Check the Technique: Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies

Brian Coleman - Music - 2009 - 528 pages
A Tribe Called Quest Beastie Boys De La Soul Eric B. & Rakim The Fugees KRS-One Pete Rock & CL Smooth Public Enemy The Roots Run-DMC Wu-Tang Clan and ...
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Ego Trip's: Book of Rap Lists

Sacha Jenkins, Elliott Wilson, Jeff Mao, Gabe Alvarez, Brent Rollins - Music - 2014 - 352 pages
Ego Trip's Book of Rap Lists is more popular than racism! Hip hop is huge, and it's time someone wrote it all down. And got it all right. With over 25 aggregate years 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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