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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Def Jam, Inc.: Russell Simmons, Rick Rubin, and the Extraordinary Story of ....    

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 New Beats: Exploring the Music, Culture and Attitudes of Hip-Hop

S. H. Fernando - Music - 1994 - 304 pages
A history and analysis of hip-hop discusses the evolution of this form of music and examines how it became an expression of social and political protest, African-American ...
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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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Unbelievable: the life, death, and afterlife of the Notorious B.I.G.

Cheo Hodari Coker - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 351 pages
A compelling portrait of larger-than-life rap artist Biggie Smalls--a.k.a. Notorious B.I.G.--details his rise to superstardom, his friendships and feuds with Tupac Shakur, Puff ...
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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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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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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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