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Understand Rap: Explanations of Confusing Rap Lyrics That You & Your Grandma Can Understand

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ISBN13: 9780810989214
ISBN10: 0810989212
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Publisher Comments:

Rapper Bun B lends his street cred and occasionally his face to the creative, hilarious, and just flat-out fun imaginings of Shea Serrano in Bun Bs Rap Coloring and Activity Book. Described by the Washington Post as “what every hip-hop head wishes they had as a child,” this imaginative work started as a series of printable rap-related coloring and activity images. The 48-page, fully interactive book of coloring pages, unbelievably clever activities, and smart plays on rap culture brings these stars and their music right into your living room.Featured rappers include:

Bun B

Queen Latifah

Drake

Talib Kweli

Ice-T

Common

Wiz Khalifa

Ludacris

LL COOL J

Big Boi

Childish Gambino

Questlove

B.o.B

Mac Miller

And many, many more!

Praise for Bun B's Rap Coloring and Activity Book:

“A star-studded cast of some of the biggest names in rap, all in one book.”  —Fast Companys Co.Create blog

“Its 48 pages long, and thats the exact same number of pages the Bible has, and thats not an accident. Thats a little thing called Gods will.” —Vice.com

“The book is funny, smart, and as kid-tested, mother-approved as some of these guys get.” —Vulture.com

“Hilarious…razor sharp.” —XXL

“If you've spent any kind of time on the Internet, chances are something Shea Serrano has written, drawn, or created has made you smile . . . The books a load of fun, and is sure to please rap nerds and crayon-wielding tykes alike.” —Village Voice

 

“Theres art, humor and education, fun for young and old.” —Paste magazine

 

“This is one of the few Tumblr-to-book projects that doesnt make me want to punch my computer in disgust. If the phrase ‘see if you can build a Budden doesnt make you chuckle, then you should stay away from hip-hop or jokes.” —Christopher R. Weingarten, SPIN

 

Bun Bs Rap Coloring and Activity Book is gangsta!” —Mass Appeal.com

 

"48 pages of MC worship mixed with a generous measure of the kind of casual dissing of its star players that hip-hop excels at.” —Esquire

 

“When Im listening to Drake, I sometimes feel blue. Now, thanks to Bun Bs Rap Coloring and Activity Book, I can make Drake blue, too. And for that, I am eternally grateful.” —Ryan Dombal, Pitchfork.com

 

“The hip-hop coloring book is the single most important thing to happen to color since Cams pink Range Rover. Everyone should want a Serrano in their baño.” —Nate Erickson, GQ

 

“Like the old saying goes, the crayon is mightier than the sword. Bun B and Shea have assembled a perfect collection of todays brightest hip hop stars for fans of all ages to create, color and remix. The Rap Coloring and Activity Book is like your own personal mixtape that you can hang on your fridge and impress everyone with.” —Mike Ayers, Rolling Stone

“Fans can now color inside the lines of hip-hop greats.” —LA Times Jacket Copy blog

“Its gotta be a first—for rap and for coloring.” —Houston Chronicle

 

“For rap aficionados young and old.” —GQ.com

“You may want to buy two copies—one to color, and one to keep fresh and new.” —Buzzfeed

“The perfect coloring book for any hip-hop nerd.” —Complex magazine

“If you have not already purchased a copy, put down this magazine immediately and go buy Bun Bs Rap Coloring and Activity Book.” —Kindling Quarterly

“A playful celebration of rap

Synopsis:

Collects popular rap lyrics featuring pop-cultural references on money, cars, weapons, and fashion, and provides humorous literal explanations of each lyric in common English.

About the Author

William Buckholz is a freelance writer living in Seattle.

Table of Contents

Money — Drugs and alcohol — Insults — Cars — Sex and relationships — Crime and weapons — Fashion — Skills and pride — People — Places.

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The W, February 22, 2012 (view all comments by The W)
metaphor, comparaison, argot language and many others style are usen in rap music, and we don't always understand that ! but with this book even your grand mother can understand. i strongly recommended to everyone.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780810989214
Author:
Buckholz, William
Publisher:
Abrams Image
Author:
Serrano, Shea
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Music-Hip Hop and Rap
Subject:
Cartoons
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
182
Dimensions:
7.50 x 5.50 in

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