Hip-Hop Through the Lens of Photography: How 3 Photographers Are Pushing the Boundaries of Art

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  • Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop

    • ISBN: 0525573887
    • Manufacturer: Clarkson Potter


  • The Rose That Grew From Concrete

    • ISBN: 9780671028459
    • Brand: MTV Books
    • Manufacturer: MTV Books

    Tupac Shakur's most intimate and honest thoughts were uncovered only after his death with the instant classic The Rose That Grew from Concrete.His talent was unbounded -- a raw force that commanded attention and respect. His death was tragic -- a violent homage to the power of his voice. His legacy is indomitable -- as vibrant and alive today as it... [read more]

  • Born to Dance: Celebrating the Wonder of Childhood

    • ISBN: 0761189343
    • Brand: Workman Publishing Company
    • Manufacturer: Workman Publishing Company

    A New York Times bestseller! “In Jordan Matter’s photos, dancers make all the world their stage.” —New York Times  From Jordan Matter, YouTube star and New York Times–bestselling author of Dancers Among Us, a celebration of what it means to be young and full of possibility, featuring gorgeous photographs of well-known dancers (including ... [read more]

  • Check the Technique: Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies

    • ISBN: 0812977750
    • Brand: Villard
    • Manufacturer: Villard

    A Tribe Called Quest • Beastie Boys • De La Soul • Eric B. & Rakim • The Fugees • KRS-One • Pete Rock & CL Smooth • Public Enemy • The Roots • Run-DMC • Wu-Tang Clan • and twenty-five more hip-hop immortalsIt’s a sad fact: hip-hop album liners have always been reduced to a list of producer and sample credits, a publicity pho... [read more]

  • The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop--and Why It Matters

    • ISBN: 9780465008971
    • Brand: imusti
    • Manufacturer: Civitas Books

    How hip hop shapes our conversations about race--and how race influences our consideration of hip hop Hip hop is a distinctive form of black art in America-from Tupac to the Pulitzer Prize-winning Kendrick Lamar, hip hop has long given voice to the African American experience. As scholar and cultural critic Tricia Rose argues, hip hop, in fact, has... [read more]

  • Houston Rap: Photographs by Peter Beste

    • ISBN: 193826505X
    • Manufacturer: Sinecure Books

    The Houston, Texas, neighborhoods of Fifth Ward, Third Ward and South Park have grown to be hallowed ground for modern rap culture, populated with celebrities, entrepreneurs, support networks and a micro-economy of their own. Photographer Peter Beste (photographer of True Norwegian Black Metal) and writer Lance Scott Walker spent nine years documen... [read more]

  • Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll

    • ISBN: 0743201205
    • Manufacturer: Touchstone

    Completely updated with new entries and extensive revisions of the previous 1,800, The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia Of Rock & Roll is the authoritative volume on the world's music makers—from the one-hit wonders to the megastars.In 1983, Rolling Stone Press introduced its first Rock & Roll Encyclopedia. Almost two decades later, it has become the p... [read more]

  • Back in the Days

    • ISBN: 1576871061
    • Brand: powerHouse Books
    • Manufacturer: powerHouse Books

    Back in the Days documents the emerging Hip Hop scene from 1980-1989—before it became what is today’s multi-million-dollar multinational industry. Back in the days, gangs would battle not with guns, but by breakdancing. Back in the days, the streets—not corporate planning—set the standards for style. Back in the days, Jamel Shabazz was on t... [read more]

  • Representing: Hip Hop Culture and the Production of Black Cinema

    • ISBN: 0226874893
    • Manufacturer: University of Chicago Press

    In this engaging and provocative book, S. Craig Watkins examines two of the most important developments in the recent history of black cinema—the ascendancy of Spike Lee and the proliferation of "ghettocentric films." Representing explores a distinct contradiction in American society: at the same time that black youth have become the targets of a... [read more]

  • Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement

    • UPC: 046442009867
    • ISBN: 0807009865
    • Brand: Brand: Beacon Press
    • Manufacturer: Beacon Press

    Avoiding the easy definitions and caricatures that tend to celebrate or condemn the "hip hop generation," Hip Hop Matters focuses on fierce and far-reaching battles being waged in politics, pop culture, and academe to assert control over the movement. At stake, Watkins argues, is the impact hip hop has on the lives of the young people who live and ... [read more]

  • From Bomba to Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity

    • ISBN: 0231110774
    • Manufacturer: Columbia University Press

    Neither immigrants nor ethnics, neither foreign nor "hyphenated Americans" in the usual sense of that term, Puerto Ricans in New York have created a distinct identity both on the island of Puerto Rico and in the cultural landscape of the United States. Juan Flores considers the uniqueness of Puerto Rican culture and identity in relation to that of ... [read more]

  • Widow Basquiat: A Love Story

    • ISBN: 9780553419917
    • Brand: Broadway Books
    • Manufacturer: Broadway Books

    The beautifully written, deeply affecting story of Jean-Michel Basquiat's partner, her past, and their life together New York City in the 1980s was a mesmerizing, wild place. A hotbed for hip hop, underground culture, and unmatched creative energy, it spawned some of the most significant art of the 20th century. It was where Jean-Michel Basquiat be... [read more]

  • Stand and Deliver: Political Activism, Leadership, and Hip Hop Culture

    • ISBN: 1932360107
    • Brand: Brand: Soft Skull Press
    • Manufacturer: Soft Skull Press

    Hip Hop activism, a joining of a musical genre with political action, is a highly ambiguous term that encompasses a range of initiatives, from those that are genuinely attempting to affect public policy to largely self-promotional efforts that are more about getting media exposure for celebrities than addressing the cause they are allegedly represe... [read more]

  • Houston Rap Tapes

    • ISBN: 1938265084
    • Manufacturer: Sinecure Books

    Houston Rap Tapes is the companion to Houston Rap, Peter Beste’s intimate photo book on this important hip hop culture. Houston Rap Tapes complements Beste’s photography with a series of oral histories conducted by writer Lance Scott Walker. The book features exclusive interviews with legendary producers and MCs such as Bun B, Willie D, Paul Wa... [read more]

  • Hip Hop Immortals: The Remix

    • ISBN: 1560255188
    • Brand: Brand: Thunder's Mouth Press
    • Manufacturer: Thunder's Mouth Press

    From street shots of Kool Herc and Kurtis Blow to elaborate stage shoots of Lil' Kim and Eminem, hip-hop photography has been the foundation for some of the most stylish photographs of the past two decades. Iconic images like Ice T’s menacing affront to the camera while donning a full LAPD uniform, Flava Flav of Public Enemy sporting his trademar... [read more]

  • Definition of Down: My Life with Ice T & the Birth of Hip Hop - b/w version

    • ISBN: 1944082980
    • Manufacturer: Over the Edge Books

    Darlene Ortiz was with Ice T for 17 years, beginning with his early days hustlin' on the streets and his subsequent rise to fame. In Definition of Down: My Life with Ice T & the Birth of Hip Hop, she tells how hip hop started with intimate glimpses into their daily life with stories about their climb to the top and all the rappers that got their st... [read more]

  • The Smiths

    • UPC: 000847848124
    • ISBN: 0847848124
    • Brand: Rizzoli Intl Pubns
    • Manufacturer: Rizzoli

    The definitive pictorial document of The Smiths, showcasing never-before-published photographs of one of the most influential bands of the late twentieth century at the apex of its popularity. Today, The Smiths are considered one of the most influential rock bands of the late twentieth century. The fact that they disbanded—after a little more tha... [read more]

  • My Best Shot: An Overview of the Photography Career of George DuBose

    • ISBN: 0986304557
    • Manufacturer: Wonderland Publishing, LLC

    An overview of the photography career of George DuBose who photographed more than 300 LP and CD covers for musicians ranging from the B52s to The Notorious B.I.G.DuBose shows his single favorite image of the artists included in this book.

  • Back in the Days Coloring Book

    • ISBN: 1576878090
    • Brand: Powerhouse Books
    • Manufacturer: powerHouse Books

    Straight from the old-school streets of NYC at the dawn of the hip-hop scene comes Back in the Days Coloring Book. Here is your chance to redraw the birth of old-school hip-hop fashion: hangin' in Harlem, kickin' it in Queens, and cold chillin' in Brooklyn. Based on the legendary and original street-style book, Back in the Days by Jamel Shabazz. St... [read more]

  • Who Shot Ya? Three Decades of Hiphop Photography

    • ISBN: 0066211689
    • Manufacturer: Amistad

    Nearly thirty years ago, Ernie Paniccioli began photographing the graffiti art throughout New York City as well as the young people creating it. Armed with a 35-millimeter camera, Paniccioli literally recorded the beginning salvos of hip hop, today the most dominant youth culture on the planet. Be it Grandmaster Flash at the Roxy, a summer block pa... [read more]

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