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  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 13 October 2015
  • ISBN : 9781613128190
  • Page : 583 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 3 voters

The Rap Year Book Book Summary/Review:

A New York Times–bestselling, in-depth exploration of the most pivotal moments in rap music from 1979 to 2014. Here’s what The Rap Year Book does: It takes readers from 1979, widely regarded as the moment rap became recognized as part of the cultural and musical landscape, and comes right up to the present, with Shea Serrano hilariously discussing, debating, and deconstructing the most important rap song year by year. Serrano also examines the most important moments that surround the history and culture of rap music—from artists’ backgrounds to issues of race, the rise of hip-hop, and the struggles among its major players—both personal and professional. Covering East Coast and West Coast, famous rapper feuds, chart toppers, and show stoppers, The Rap Year Book is an in-depth look at the most influential genre of music to come out of the last generation. Picked by Billboard as One of the 100 Greatest Music Books of All-Time Pitchfork Book Club’s first selection

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The Rap Year Book

The Rap Year Book
  • Author : Shea Serrano
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13
  • ISBN : 9781613128190
GET THIS BOOKThe Rap Year Book

A New York Times–bestselling, in-depth exploration of the most pivotal moments in rap music from 1979 to 2014. Here’s what The Rap Year Book does: It takes readers from 1979, widely regarded as the moment rap became recognized as part of the cultural and musical landscape, and comes right up to the present, with Shea Serrano hilariously discussing, debating, and deconstructing the most important rap song year by year. Serrano also examines the most important moments that surround the history and

Hip-Hop (and other things)

Hip-Hop (and other things)
  • Author : Shea Serrano
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2021-10-26
  • ISBN : 9781529388480
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NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, HIP-HOP (AND OTHER THINGS) is about, as it were, rap, but also some other things. It's a smart, fun, funny, insightful book that spends the entirety of its time celebrating what has become the most dominant form of music over the past two and a half decades. From Tupac to Jay Z, Missy Elliott to Drake, you'll find pretty much all of the big names among these pages - as well as a bunch

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  • Author : David Whitt
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2020-06-04
  • ISBN : 9781476638898
GET THIS BOOKPopular Music in the Classroom

Popular music has long been a subject of academic inquiry, with college courses taught on Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, and the Beatles, along with more contemporary artists like Beyonce and Outkast. This collection of essays draws upon the knowledge and expertise of instructors from a variety of disciplines who have taught classes on popular music. Topics include: the analysis of music genres such as American folk, Latin American protest music, and Black music; exploring the musical catalog and socio-cultural relevance

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The Power of Music
  • Author : Michael L. Brown
  • Publisher : Charisma Media
  • Release Date : 2019-01-08
  • ISBN : 9781629995960
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Music can either Connect You to God or Drive You to the Devil. God created the human race to enjoy music and to make music, and through music the world has been dramatically changed—for good and for evil. In this fascinating book Michael L. Brown takes the reader on a journey through the history of music—from classical to rock and from hip-hop to gospel—showing just how transformative music has been and how much God wants to use

Hip-Hop

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  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2018-12-15
  • ISBN : 9781534565159
GET THIS BOOKHip-Hop

Hip-hop culture has shaped many facets of popular culture, including the worlds of music, politics, and business. The hip-hop movement began with New York City residents with few resources and has now turned into a billion-dollar worldwide industry. Readers will learn about the four elements of hip-hop: rapping (MCing), disc jockeying (DJing), graffiti art, and B-boying (break dancing). They'll learn how these foundational components evolved to construct what hip-hop is recognized as today. A list of essential hip-hop albums and

Listen to Rap! Exploring a Musical Genre

Listen to Rap! Exploring a Musical Genre
  • Author : Anthony J. Fonseca
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2019-09-30
  • ISBN : 9781440865671
GET THIS BOOKListen to Rap! Exploring a Musical Genre

Listen to Rap! Exploring s Musical Genre provides an overview of this kinetic and poetic musical genre for scholars of rap and curious novices alike. • Provides readers with a ready list of the 50 most important people and events in rap • Discusses vocal styles and musical production in depth • Quickly and efficiently characterizes rappers, crews, albums, and singles • Provides pertinent information that links rappers, producers, DJs (turntablists), and record labels • Discusses the history of rap as a series of local phenomena

Rap Dad

Rap Dad
  • Author : Juan Vidal
  • Publisher : Atria Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-17
  • ISBN : 9781501169403
GET THIS BOOKRap Dad

This timely reflection on male identity in America that explores the intersection of fatherhood, race, and hip-hop culture “is a page-turner…drenched in history and encompasses the energy, fire, and passion that is hip-hop” (D. Watkins, New York Times bestselling author). Just as his music career was taking off, Juan Vidal received life-changing news: he’d soon be a father. Throughout his life, neglectful men were the norm—his own dad struggled with drug addiction and infidelity—a cycle that,

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  • Author : Shea Serrano
  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
  • Release Date : 2013-09-17
  • ISBN : 1419710419
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Rapper Bun B lends his street cred and occasionally his face to the creative, hilarious, and just flat-out fun imaginings of Shea Serrano in Bun B’s Rap Coloring and Activity Book. Described by the Washington Post as “what every hip-hop head wishes they had as a child,” this imaginative work started as a series of printable rap-related coloring and activity images. The 48-page, fully interactive book of coloring pages, unbelievably clever activities, and smart plays on rap culture brings

Basketball (and Other Things)

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  • Author : Shea Serrano
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2017-10-10
  • ISBN : 9781683350934
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#1 New York Times bestseller Who is the greatest dunker of all time? Which version of the Michael Jordan was the best Michael Jordan? What is allowed and absolutely not allowed in a game of pickup basketball? Basketball (and Other Things) presents readers with a whole new set of pivotal and ridiculous fan disputes from basketball history, providing arguments and answers, explained with the wit and wisdom that is unique to Shea Serrano. Serrano breaks down debates that NBA fans didn’

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The Musical Artistry of Rap
  • Author : Martin E. Connor
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2018-01-14
  • ISBN : 9781476630434
GET THIS BOOKThe Musical Artistry of Rap

For years Rap artists have met with mixed reception--acclaimed by fans yet largely overlooked by scholars. Focusing on 135 tracks from 56 artists, this survey appraises the artistry of the genre with updates to the traditional methods and measures of musicology. Rap synthesizes rhythmic vocals with complex beats, intonational systems, song structures, orchestration and instrumentalism. The author advances a rethinking of musical notation and challenges the conventional understanding of Rap through analysis of such artists as Eminem, Kanye West and Jean Grae.

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  • Publisher : Disha Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-12-25
  • ISBN : 9789387421226
GET THIS BOOKTHE MEGA YEARBOOK 2018 - Current Affairs & General Knowledge for Competitive Exams with 52 Monthly ebook Updates & eTests - 3rd Edition

The world is changing fast. It is imperative for aspirants of every competitive exam to keep themselves updated with the latest happenings and the causes and effects pertaining to these happenings. The aspirants must be aware of the fundamental structure/ tenets of our country that define the social, political and economic past, present and the future. Only these fundamentals build a foundation for larger self-improvement goals and the understanding of the global world. Disha's Mega Yearbook 2018, a thoroughly revised, reorganised,

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  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • ISBN : 9780316344869
GET THIS BOOKOriginal Gangstas

"Raw, authoritative, and unflinching ... An elaborately detailed, darkly surprising, definitive history of the LA gangsta rap era." -- Kirkus, starred review A monumental, revealing narrative history about the legendary group of artists at the forefront of West Coast hip-hop: Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac Shakur. Amid rising gang violence, the crack epidemic, and police brutality, a group of unlikely voices cut through the chaos of late 1980s Los Angeles: N.W.A. Led by a drug

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  • Author : Inhouse
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2017-10-31
  • ISBN : 9789351952077
GET THIS BOOKHachette Childrens Yearbook and Infopedia 2018

It’s a fact-finder, it’s an almanac, it’s a G.K. book, it’s a compendium of must-know topics. Yes, it’s indispensable for every student who wants to know what in the world is going on. The Hachette Children’s Yearbook & Infopedia 2018 is a ready reference book that’s jam-packed with interesting and essential information, making it the perfect tool for homework and projects for every student. All About India, Current Affairs, Inside the Earth, Out There

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  • Publisher : Covenant Books, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2019-04-10
  • ISBN : 9781644713709
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Urban communities throughout the United States and the world are in a phase of rebuilding, whether it is economically, socially, spirituality, or culturally. It is important in these times that diverse communities retain values that distinguish them and celebrate those cultural traditions. In the work to build community, it will be valuable to learn how songs can help unite people toward change. This text will provide information on histories of songs and their role, effect, and impact on community building

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
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This book critically analyses Eminem’s studio album releases from his first commercial album release The Slim Shady LP in 1999, to 2020’s Music To Be Murdered By, through the lens of storytelling, truth and rhetoric, narrative structure, rhyme scheme and type, perspective, and celebrity culture. In terms of lyrical content, no area has been off-limits to Eminem, and he has written about domestic violence, murder, rape, child abuse, incest, drug addiction, and torture during his career. But whilst he will