Icons of Hip Hop [Two Volumes] [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of the Movement, Music, and Culture

Icons of Hip Hop [Two Volumes] [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of the Movement, Music, and Culture

by Mickey Hess (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313339028
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/28/2007
Series: Greenwood Icons Series
Edition description: 2 Volume Set
Pages: 688
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Mickey Hess is Assistant Professor of English at Rider University. His scholarship on hip-hop music has been published in Critical Studies in Media Communication, Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, Popular Muis and Society, and Computers & Composition.

Table of Contents

Volume One: Kool Herc to Native Tongues

Foreword by Jeru the Damaja

Preface

Introduction

A Timeline of Hip-hop History by Nicole Hodges Persley

The Icons

:1. Kool Herc

2. Grandmaster Flash

3. Roxanne Shante

4. Run DMC

5. Beastie Boys

6. MC Lyte

7. Eric B and Rakim

8. Public Enemy

9. Salt n Pepa

10. Queen Latifah

11. Geto Boys

12. Native Tongues

Volume Two: Ice Cube to Kanye West

13. Ice Cube

14. Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg

15. Nas

16. Wu-Tang Clan

17. Tupac Shakur

18. Notorious B.I.G.

19. Lil Kim

20. Outkast

21. Eminem

22. Missy Elliot

23. Jay-Z

24. Kanye West

Let Em In: An Interview with DJ Premier

Word Up: An Interview with DJ Scratch

Afterword: The 24 Most Overlooked MCs in Hip-Hop by Masta Ace

Selected Bibliography

About the Contributors

Index

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