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Classical Material: The Hip-Hop Album Guide

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Publisher Comments:

This rich, diverse, and intelligent collection of hip-hop and rap album reviews includes pieces from some of the country's most talented critics on hip-hop music, drawing on a range of expertise from writers at such magazines as Spin, Rolling Stone, The Source, and Vibe. With over 40 entries covering more than 60 classic albums, it disproves the idea that there is a dearth of intelligent commentary and criticism on rap music. Essays and reviews include observations on the music and meaning of the Beastie Boys, Cypress Hill, Eminem, Ice-T, Public Enemy, and Run DMC. Tupac's legacy, Jay-Z's pop allure, and Pharcyde's black masculinity issues are also explored.

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With over 40 unique reviews covering 60 landmark hip-hop albums, Classic Material proves that there is no lack of intelligent commentary and criticism on rap music. Written by an impressive team of North America's most talented journalists, the book tackles over 20 years of hip-hop recordings.

Synopsis:

The hip-hop album guide.

About the Author

Oliver Wang has contributed to Vibe, The Source, L.A. Weekly, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Village Voice, and Spin. He hosts a weekly radio show in Berkeley, California, and DJs regularly in San Francisco clubs. He lives in Oakland, California. Dante Ross, longtime A&R rep for Tommy Boy Records, was responsible for signing De La Soul and Queen Latifah. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781550225617
Subtitle:
The Hip-Hop Album Guide
Editor:
Wang, Oliver
Foreword by:
Ross, Dante
Foreword:
Ross, Dante
Editor:
Wang, Oliver
Author:
Wang, Oliver
Author:
Ross, Dante
Foreword:
Ross, Dante
Publisher:
ECW Press
Location:
2120 Queen Street East
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Rap
Subject:
Sound recordings
Subject:
Reference - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Rap & Hip-Hop
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Rap & Hip Hop
Subject:
Music-Hip Hop and Rap
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
No Series Information required
Series Volume:
ERDC/CRREL TR-02-15
Publication Date:
20030501
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
7 x 7 in 0.58 lb

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With over 40 unique reviews covering 60 landmark hip-hop albums, Classic Material proves that there is no lack of intelligent commentary and criticism on rap music. Written by an impressive team of North America's most talented journalists, the book tackles over 20 years of hip-hop recordings.
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