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Author: FAT JOE and Shaheem Reid |
Release Date: November 01, 2022
Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling artist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Fat Joe pulls back the curtain on his larger-than-life persona in this gritty, intimate memoir about growing up in the South Bronx and finding his voice through music.F...
$20
ISBN: 9780593611074
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The Come Up Cover
Author: Jonathan Abrams |
Release Date: October 18, 2022
The essential oral history of hip-hop, from its origins on the playgrounds of the Bronx to its reign as the most powerful force in pop cultureThe music that would come to be known as hip-hop was born at a party in the Bronx in the summer of 1973. Now...
$25
ISBN: 9780593634936
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Author: Geoff Edgers | Narrator: Geoff Edgers
Release Date: February 05, 2019
Washington Post national arts reporter Geoff Edgers takes a deep dive into the story behind “Walk This Way,” Aerosmith and Run-DMC's legendary, groundbreaking mashup that forever changed music. The early 1980s were an exciting time for mu...
Author: Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz | Narrator: Various, Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz
Release Date: October 30, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A panoramic experience that tells the story of Beastie Boys, a book as unique as the band itself—by band members ADROCK and Mike D, with contributions from Amy Poehler, Colson Whitehead, W...
Author: Michael Hall | Narrator: Matt Bull
Release Date: February 13, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Michael Hall's "The Slow Life and Fast Death of DJ Screw" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.He was o...
Author: Angie Martinez | Narrator: Angie Martinez
Release Date: September 13, 2016
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAngie Martinez is the “Voice of New York.” Now, for the first time, she candidly recounts the story of her rise to become an internationally celebrated hip hop radio icon.   In her current reign at Power ...
Author: Jensen Karp | Narrator: Jensen Karp and Chris MacDonnell
Release Date: June 07, 2016
In this “triumphantly funny” (AV Club) memoir, comedian Jensen Karp tells the story of how, as a Jewish kid from the L.A. suburbs, he became a rap battle legend—and then almost became a star.  “The funniest pers...
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Author: Thomas Chatterton Williams | Narrator: Thomas Chatterton Williams
Release Date: April 29, 2010
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A pitch-perfect account of how hip-hop culture drew in the author and how his father drew him out again-with love, perseverance, and fifteen thousand books.
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Whatever You Say I Am Cover
Author: Anthony Bozza | Narrator: Josh Hamilton
Release Date: October 21, 2003
does eminem matter?On assignment for his first cover story for Rolling Stone, the very first national cover story on Eminem, Anthony Bozza met a young blond kid, a rapper who would soon take the country by storm. But back in 1999, Eminem was just beg...
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