Lloyd Banks

Overview

Even as a young boy, Christopher Charles Lloyd loved to write down his thoughts. As Lloyd Banks, he has used that talent to become one of the biggest names in hip-hop, especially in the world of mixtapes.

In Lloyd Banks, readers will learn about the evolution of this music star. While other teens hung out with friends their own age, Lloyd's friends were much older and involved in the music world. With friends like 50 Cent, Lloyd was laying the ...

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Overview

Even as a young boy, Christopher Charles Lloyd loved to write down his thoughts. As Lloyd Banks, he has used that talent to become one of the biggest names in hip-hop, especially in the world of mixtapes.

In Lloyd Banks, readers will learn about the evolution of this music star. While other teens hung out with friends their own age, Lloyd's friends were much older and involved in the music world. With friends like 50 Cent, Lloyd was laying the groundwork for his future career in music.

The author also tells readers about the behind-the-scenes world of hip-hop, which includes controversy. Lloyd Banks has had his share. But he's also given back-making contributions to his former high school and helping relatives through college. Lloyd Banks has a firm idea of what is really important in life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781422202999
  • Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/28/2007
  • Series: Hip-Hop 2 Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 12 - 14 Years
  • Lexile: 1060L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Hip-Hop Time Line     6
Returning to His Roots     9
Early Life     17
Lloyd Banks and Mixtapes     27
Lloyd's Solo Career     35
Hip-Hop and Violence     41
The Future of Lloyd Banks     51
Chronology     56
Accomplishments and Awards     58
Further Reading/Internet Resources     59
Glossary     61
Index     62
About the Author     64
Picture Credits     64

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