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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.


Ego Trip's

by Sacha Jenkins, Elliott Wilson, Jeff Mao & Gabe Alvarez et al.

Ego Trip's Book of Rap Lists is more popular than racism!

Hip hop is huge, and it's time someone wrote it all down. And got it all right. With over 25 aggregate years of interviews, and virtually every hip hop...


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...


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,...


Raw

by Lamont "U-God" Hawkins

Selected as a Best Book of the Year by Esquire

"Couldn't put it down." – Charlamagne Tha God

"Mesmerizing." – Raekwon da Chef

"Insightful, moving, necessary." – Shea Serrano

"Cathartic." –The New Yorker

"A...


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

  • 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...


    The Real MC Eiht

    by Harris Rosen

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


    The Real Diddy

    by Harris Rosen

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


    Posthuman Rap

    by Justin Adams Burton

    Posthuman Rap listens for the ways contemporary rap maps an existence outside the traditional boundaries of what it means to be human. Contemporary humanity is shaped in neoliberal terms, where being human means...


    HOW TO LIVE FOR LOVE & HIP HIP

    by Maxine Johns

    This book is your opportunity to see into the real life of creatives and artists. You will see how we connect and how important great conversations are. Maybe you’re reading this book because your passion...


    I Am A Black Man

    by Demetrius Walker

    Enter the mind of Demetrius Walker as he fights for the American Dream amidst the intergenerational struggles of poverty, daddy issues, and religious conviction. I Am a Black Man is a memoir that examines love,...