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A Hip-Hop Story

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The first novel to truly capture the fast and furious world of hip-hop — one in which the line between art and life is blurred for two ambitious MCs whose battle to be #1 is fought with weapons and words.

Rappers Flawless and Hannibal are two talented young men moving toward the same dream: to be the best, to take over the world, to see the big picture, to become the most respected rap artists of their generation. Along the way, they battle the business of mainstream hip-hop, industry honchos, crazy fans, and — most of all — each other. Caught up in their intense rivalry are Erika, Flawless's sister, and Micah, Hannibal's protegé, two young lovers whose loyalties toward each rapper threaten to ruin their future together. A vivid journey through the underworld of urban music, it is a West Side Story remixed to the movement of hip-hop; a story of desire and dreams, all tied to the beat of hip-hop eternal.

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The first novel to truly capture the fast and furious world of hip-hop - one in which the line between art and life is blurred for two ambitious MCs whose battle to be number one is fought with weapons and words.

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Set in the world of hip-hop, this story mirrors the real-life battle between famous rappers Nas and Jay-Z, two talented young men. Flawless and Hannibal, sworn enemies, captivate a city as they compete against each other in their climb to fame.

About the Author

Heru Ptah is a Jamaican-born writer, poet, philosopher, and author of Love, God and Revolution.

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Neesha0429, June 26, 2006 (view all comments by Neesha0429)
I just finished this book and it was amazing. The ending had me in tears. It has been a long time since I have gotten so wrapped up in a story line. This book has left me wanting to read more from this author.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780743483230
Editor:
Stehlik, Liate
Publisher:
MTV Books
Editor:
Stehlik, Liate
Author:
Ptah, Heru
Author:
Heru Ptah
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Rap & Hip-Hop
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Rap & Hip Hop
Subject:
Fiction : General
Subject:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies/African-American Studies
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
108-177
Publication Date:
October 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.44x5.10x1.07 in. .79 lbs.

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Product details 416 pages Simon & Schuster - English 9780743483230 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The first novel to truly capture the fast and furious world of hip-hop - one in which the line between art and life is blurred for two ambitious MCs whose battle to be number one is fought with weapons and words.
"Synopsis" by , Set in the world of hip-hop, this story mirrors the real-life battle between famous rappers Nas and Jay-Z, two talented young men. Flawless and Hannibal, sworn enemies, captivate a city as they compete against each other in their climb to fame.
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