Street Conscious Rap

Street Conscious Rap

by James G. Spady, Charles G. Leedham, Charles G. Lee, H. Samy Alim
     
 

Street Conscious Rap is the third volume in the first and only hip hop trilogy of its kind. This book includes brand new essays, illustrations, rare photos, and interviews with a wide range of hip hop artists including: Grandmaster Flash, Tupac, Canibus, LL Cool J, Queen Latifah, Method Man, Busta Rhymes, Kool Herc, Xzibit, Eve, Scarface, Big Daddy Kane, Big

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Street Conscious Rap is the third volume in the first and only hip hop trilogy of its kind. This book includes brand new essays, illustrations, rare photos, and interviews with a wide range of hip hop artists including: Grandmaster Flash, Tupac, Canibus, LL Cool J, Queen Latifah, Method Man, Busta Rhymes, Kool Herc, Xzibit, Eve, Scarface, Big Daddy Kane, Big Pun, Puff Daddy, Ice Cube, Ice T, Salt N Pepa, DJ Cash Money, RZA, Onyx, Kurupt, Bahamadia, Common, Chuck D, 2 Live Crew, Killarmy, Tha Alkaholiks, E-40, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Schoolly D, Cold Crush Brothers, DJ Pooh, Luke, George Clinton, and more!

From the Old School with Chuck D and Grandmaster Flash to the New School of Hard Knocks with Jay-Z and DMX, Street Conscious Rap is a comprehensive look into the thoughts, feelings, hopes, fears, and lives of many of today's hottest hip hop artists. The book discusses topics such as: the business, emerging technologies, and creative processes of hip hop; AfroAmerican youth on the internet; family values and relations; moral and ethical development; educational institutions and theory; AfroAmerican, Latino, Caribbean, and Native American youth culture; violence in urban and suburban societies; hip hop history and hip hop as an art form, and more. The book takes us on a journey with rappers in the studio, backstage, hotel suites, music conferences, clubs, or just hanging out. Yo - in short - this is the one hip hop book that no hip hop head should be without!

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ISBN-13:
9780967174105
Publisher:
Black History Museum
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.24(d)

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