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Title:
All music guide to hip-hop : the definitive guide to rap & hip-hop
Author:
Bogdanov, Vladimir, 1965-
Publication Information:
San Francisco, CA : Backbeat Books ; Berkeley, CA : Distributed to the book trade in the U.S. and Canada by Publishers Group West ; Milwaukee, WI : Distributed to the music trade in the U.S. and Canada by Hal Leonard Pub., [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
x, 646 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780879307592
Format :
Book

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Central Library ML156.4.R27 A45 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room-Reference-Music
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Frank E. Merriweather Library ML156.4.R27 A45 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Black History Non-Circ
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Summary

Summary

A guide to the key recordings in the rap and hip-hop genres is comprised of informative reviews of top artists, biographies, essays, and music maps that trace the history of hip-hop from its urban soul origins to its emergence in mainstream culture. Original.


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Library Journal Review

This definitive reference profiles more than 1200 artists-ranging from pioneers to contemporary hitmakers-and assesses more than 3100 recordings. Illuminating "Music Maps" chart the evolution of hip-hop and its styles and biggest performers, essential collections by various artists, and critics' choices for the best place to start exploring each artist. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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