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The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop

Dan Charnas - Music - 2011 - 672 pages
“There has never been a better book about hip-hop…a record-biz portrait that jumps off the page.”—A.V. Club THE INSPIRATION FOR THE VH1 SERIES THE BREAKS The Big Payback ...
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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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Hip-hop, Inc: Success Strategies of the Rap Moguls

Richard W. Oliver, Tim Leffel - Music - 2006 - 190 pages
Evaluates the strategies of some of hip-hop music's most successful entrepreneurs, tracing the genre's meteoric rise throughout the past two decades while sharing the personal ...
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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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Hip Hop America

Nelson George - Social Science - 2005 - 256 pages
From Nelson George, supervising producer and writer of the hit Netflix series, "The Get Down, Hip Hop America is the definitive account of the society-altering collision ...
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And It Don't Stop: The Best American Hip-Hop Journalism of the Last 25 Years

Raquel Cepeda - Music - 2004 - 384 pages
In September 1979, there was a cosmic shift that went unnoticed by the majority of mainstream America. This shift was triggered by the release of the Sugarhill Gang's single ...
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