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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Lucky by Professor Green
    Lucky - by Professor Green

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910536728 | ISBN 10: 1910536725

    It was never easy for Professor Green. Born into a tough Hackney estate and raised by his grandmother, the rapper was always learning the hard way – whether at school, on the streets of east London or during impromptu freestyling shows at friends’ ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Breakbeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop by Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali Lansana and Quraysh Ali Lansana (Editors)
    The Breakbeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop - by Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali Lansana and Quraysh Ali Lansana (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781608463954 | ISBN 10: 1608463958

    Hip-Hop is the largest youth culture in the history of the planet rock. It has produced generations of artists who have revolutionized their genre(s) by applying the aesthetic innovations of the culture. The BreakBeat Poets features 78 poets, born so ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hip Hop Family Tree Vol. 1: 1970s-1981 by Ed Piskor
    Hip Hop Family Tree Vol. 1: 1970s-1981 - by Ed Piskor

    £17.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781606996904 | ISBN 10: 1606996908

    The lore of the early days of hip hop has become the stuff of myth, so what better way to document this fascinating, epic true story than in another great American mythological medium — the comic book? From exciting young talent and self-proclaimed h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Anthology of Rap by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois (editors)
    The Anthology of Rap - by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois (editors)

    £19.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780300141917 | ISBN 10: 0300141912

    From the school yards of the South Bronx to the tops of the Billboard charts, rap has emerged as one of the most influential cultural forces of our time. In The Anthology of Rap, editors Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois demonstrate that rap is also a w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Deconstructing Tyrone: A New Look at Black Masculinity in the Hip-Hop Generation by Natalie Hopkinson and Natalie Y. Moore
    Deconstructing Tyrone: A New Look at Black Masculinity in the Hip-Hop Generation - by Natalie Hopkinson and Natalie Y. Moore

    £11.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781573442572 | ISBN 10: 1573442577

    Do you know Tyrone? That smooth-talking, irresistable fellow whose essence is full of swagger, rhythm, and flow? The militant revolutionary of the 1960s evolved into the pimp / thug of the hip-hop era? You know, the archetype converted into a hit sin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Droppin
    Droppin' Science: Critical Essays on Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture - by William Eric Perkins (Editor)

    £26.99   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9781566393621 | ISBN 10: 1566393620

    Rap and hip hop, the music and culture rooted in African American urban life, bloomed in the late 1970s on the streets and in the playgrounds of New York City. This critical collection serves as a historical guide to rap and hip hop from its beginnin ... more

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