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R.I.P. - Memorial Wall Art
by Martha Cooper
Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
This classic collection of photographs documents the best of New York City's memorial murals, which were painted for the victims of tragic and untimely deaths. Commissioned by families and friends of the victims to commemorate the casualties of shootings, accidents,  [ more ]

  
Subway Art by Martha Cooper
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Two gifted photographers have documented every aspect of this extraordinary urban subculture, complete with 239 full-color photographs.  [ more ]

  
Chuck D - Lyrics of a Rap Revolutionary
by Chuck D
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
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There's a God on the Mic
The True 50 Greatest MCs
by Kool Mo Dee
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Rapper Kool Mo Dee thrived during hip-hop?s nascent years as a vocalist whose tongue-twisting rhymes and speedy delivery put his counterparts to shame. On his 1987 album, How Ya Like Me Now, Kool came up with a ?hip-hop report card?:  [ more ]

  
Holler If You Hear Me
Searching for Tupac Shakur
by Michael Eric Dyson
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Acclaimed for his writing on Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as his passionate defense of black youth culture, Michael Eric Dyson is known as the "hip-hop intellectual." With his Blackboard best seller Holler If You Hear  [ more ]

  
The Spoken Word Revolution
Slam, Hip Hop & the Poetry of a New Generation
by Mark Eleveld
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Few people can say that they single-handedly created a whole new art form. Marc Smith is one of those people. Since Marc began the Poetry Slam in 1987, competitive performance poetry has spread throughout the world. Through his creation of  [ more ]

  
Yes Yes Y'all
The Experience Music Project Oral History Of Hip-Hop's First Decade
by Jim Fricke, Editor
Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Hip-hop today is ubiquitous, dominating not only the music industry but also popular culture around the world. Like rock and roll before it, it has permanently transformed music, art, dance, and fashion while capturing millions of listeners-and this vast cultural  [ more ]

  
Gunshots in My Cook-Up
Bits and Bites from a Hip-Hop Caribbean Life
by Selwyn Seyfu Hinds
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Selwyn Seyfu Hinds -- award-winning former editor-in-chief of The Source -- presents an extraordinary memoir/history of hip-hop as seen through the eyes of one fan-turned-luminary. The moment nine-year-old Hinds heard "Rapper's Delight" in Guyana, he embarked upon an amazing, if  [ more ]

  
R&B (Rhythm & Business)
The Political Economy of Black Music
by Norman Kelley, Editor
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
Who profits most from the spectacular success of black music? For generations, African-Americans have created and driven varied musical genres: gospel, blues, jazz, r&b, rock & roll, funk, hip hop, and others. Black musical creativity has, in fact, fueled the  [ more ]

  
Tears for Water - Songbook of Poems and Lyrics
by Alicia Keys
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
The long-awaited songbook of poems and lyrics, penned by one of the most acclaimed music artists of her time, Alicia Keys, is finally here for her throngs of fans. When she burst onto the scene, Alicia's years of intensive classical  [ more ]


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