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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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Raising Hell: The Reign, Ruin, and Redemption of Run-D.M.C. and Jam Master Jay

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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Bad Boy: The Influence of Sean "Puffy" Combs on the Music Industry

Ronin Ro - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 206 pages
The award-winning author of Have Gun Will Travel and Gangsta offers an eye-opening look at Sean "Puffy" Combs and Bad Boy Entertainment, providing a searing indictment of the ...
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Hip Hop, Inc.: Success Strategies of the Rap Moguls

Richard Oliver, Tim Leffel - Music - 2009 - 256 pages
At the heart of hip-hop—the most vigorous, electric development in the music world since the advent of punk rock—are its brilliant entrepreneurs. Some have demonstrated ...
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The Men Behind Def Jam: The Radical Rise of Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin

Ogg, Alex - Music - 2009 - 272 pages
Having introduced the world to LL Cool J, the Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, DMX, and Jay-Z, the label formed by hustler-incarnate Russell Simmons and A & R maverick Rick Rubin ...
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Life and Def: Sex, Drugs, Money, and God

Russell Simmons - Music - 2001 - 256 pages
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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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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