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H.N.I.C.

by Albert Johnson & Steven Savile

Prodigy, from the legendary hip-hop group Mobb Deep, launches Infamous Books with a story of loyalty, vengeance, and greed.


The Dirty Version

by Buddha Monk & Mickey Hess

On the tenth anniversary of his death, The Dirty Version is the first biography of hip hop superstar and founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, to be written by someone from his inner circle:...


Black, Blanc, Beur: Rap Music and Hip-Hop Culture in the Francophone World

by Alain-Philippe Durand

Black, Blanc, Beur is about the emergence and growing notoriety of rap music and hip-hop culture in the French-speaking world (France, Quebec, and Western Africa). It provides an introduction to many forms of...


Crossing Traditions: American Popular Music in Local and Global Contexts

by Babacar M'Baye & Alexander Charles Oliver Hall

In Crossing Traditions: American Popular Music in Local and Global Contexts, a wide range of scholarly contributions on the local and global significance of American popular music examines the connections between...


Hip Hop Africa: New African Music in a Globalizing World

by Eric Charry

Hip Hop Africa explores a new generation of Africans who are not only consumers of global musical currents, but also active and creative participants. Eric Charry and an international group of contributors look...


24 Bars to Kill

by Andrew B. Armstrong

The most clearly identifiable and popular form of Japanese hip-hop, “ghetto” or “gangsta” music has much in common with its corresponding American subgenres, including its portrayal of life on the margins,...


Teacher Evaluation in Music

by Cara Faith Bernard & Joseph Michael Abramo

Teacher Evaluation in Music: A Guide for Music Teachers in the U. S. aims to help music teachers navigate the controversial terrain of teacher evaluation. Rather than entering the debate on policy divorced from...


In Hip Hop Time

by Catherine M. Appert

In the twenty-first century, Senegalese hip hop--"Rap Galsen"--has reverberated throughout the world as an exemplar of hip hop resistance in its mobilization against government corruption during a series of...


Egyptian Hip-Hop: Expressions from the Underground

by Ellen R. Weis

This ethnographic study of the Egyptian underground hip-hop scene examines the artists who collectively molded the scene and analyzes their practices and explores how these artists have interacted with and responded...


iPractice

by Jennifer Mishra & Barbara Fast

This book provides new practical tools that bridge the gap between familiar, easy-to-use technology and musical practice to enhance musicianship and motivate students. Authors Jennifer Mishra and Barbara Fast...


Gangster Doodles

by Marlon Sassy

A collectible, four-color illustrated A–Z treasury of gangster rappers, the hip-hop high-life, and notorious pop culture history, told through a series of graphic doodles on 3” x 3” sticky notes.

Four years...


A Brief History of Rhyme and Bass

by Shawn Livernoche

During the late seventies a generation of black rockers laid the foundation for what would become a multi-billion dollar Industry: Hip-Hop music. A Brief History Of Rhyme And Bass fills us in on the origin of...


Hip-Hop in Africa

by Msia Kibona Clark, Quentin Williams & Akosua Adomako Ampofo

Throughout Africa, artists use hip-hop both to describe their lives and to create shared spaces for uncensored social commentary, feminist challenges to patriarchy, and resistance against state institutions,...


Entertainment University

by Anthony E Thompson Ii

This book is the culmination of thousands of hours of thinking, living, talking, research- ing, and writing about Entertainment University School of Hip Hop covering film, music, and entertainment business....


The Hip Hop Lectures (Volume 2)

by Dr. T.L. Osborne

The Hip Hop Lectures (Volume 2) are inspired by actual academic Hip Hop lectures taught in various educational institutes and organizations. The Hip Hop Lectures provide readers with an in-depth look at current...


The Hip Hop Lectures (Volume 1)

by Dr. T.L. Osborne

The Hip Hop Lectures (Volume 1) are inspired by actual academic Hip Hop lectures taught in various educational institutes and organizations. The Hip Hop Lectures provide readers with an in-depth look at current...


They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us

by Hanif Abdurraqib & Eve L. Ewing

  • Blurbs forthcoming from Kiese Laymon, and more TK
  • Essays have appeared in different forms at the New York Times, MTV, The Fader, and Pitchfork
  • Author is a columnist at MTV News

  • They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us

    by Hanif Abdurraqib

  • Blurbs forthcoming from Kiese Laymon, and more TK
  • Essays have appeared in different forms at the New York Times, MTV, The Fader, and Pitchfork
  • Author is a columnist at MTV News

  • The Real Eminem

    by Harris Rosen

    The Real Eminem is your one-way ticket deep inside the mind of the real Eminem. It will blow your mind!

     

    This book contains two exclusive in-person April 1999 interviews with Eminem and one exclusive in-person...


    The Real 213

    by Harris Rosen

    Behind The Music Tales is a series which captures the mood and the feel of the energy that surged from music in the 90s and 2000s. It presents exclusive original interviews as an honest record, directly from...