Rap & Hip-Hop

    Honest: My Story So Far: The Official Autobiography

    By Tulisa Contostavlos

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    The story of Tulisa's remarkable rise, from her tough council estate upbringing to N-DUBZ, the X-Factor and her own solo career.

    Hip Hop\'s Amnesia: From Blues and the Black Women\'s Club Movement to Rap and the Hip Hop Movement

    By Reiland Rabaka

    Paperback Save £8.32 = £18.63

    What did rap music and hip hop culture inherit from the spirituals, classic blues, ragtime, classic jazz, and bebop? What did rap music and hip hop culture inherit from the Black Women's Club Movement, New Negro Movement, Harlem Renaissance, Hipster Movement, and Black Muslim Movement? How did black popular music...

    Lil Wayne: Takin\' the Rap

    By Morwenna Ferrier

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    In the Top Ten on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, with millions of followers, Lil Wayne holds sway over a huge online community. All those lovin' the Best Rapper Alive need to buy this unofficial biography - the ultimate celebration of his grit and determination, with inspirational words and photographs.

    Murder Rap

    By Greg Kading

    Paperback Save £1.20 = £7.94

    Close to the Edge: In Search of the Global Hip Hop Generation

    By Sujatha Fernandes

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    The global politics of hip hop.

    New Atlantis: Musicians Battle for the Survival of New Orleans

    By John Swenson

    Hardback Save £4.74 = £13.25

    At its most intimate, music heals our emotional wounds and inspires us; at its most public, it unites people across cultural boundaries. But can it rebuild a city? Renowned music writer John Swenson asks that question with New Atlantis: Musicians Battle for the Survival of New Orleans, a story about...

    Brilliant Rappers Educate Intelligent Students.

    By Breis

    Paperback £5.99

    Dark Story of Eminem, The

    By Nick Hasted

    Paperback Save £1.52 = £8.43

    An updated edition of the best-selling in-depth biography of the world's most popular rapper.

    "Bonkers": The Dizzee Rascal Story

    By Paul Lester

    Paperback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    Dylan Kwabena Mills, better known as Dizzee Rascal, has evolved from cutting-edge pioneer of grime and hip hop into one of Britain's biggest pop stars. This title traces Dizzee's career, first as a pirate radio DJ aged 16, then as a member of grime collective the Roll Deep Crew, and...

    The Anthology of Rap

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    From the school yards of the South Bronx to the tops of the Billboard charts, rap has emerged as one of the most influential cultural forces of our time. In this book, the editors demonstrate that rap is also a wide-reaching and vital poetic tradition born of beats and rhymes.

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