The Rap Year Book

Written By Shea Serrano
The Rap Year Book
  • Publsiher : Abrams
  • Release : 13 October 2015
  • ISBN : 1613128193
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 3 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Rap Year Book written by Shea Serrano which was release on 13 October 2015, this book published by Abrams. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: New York Times Bestseller - Washington Post Bestseller - Pitchfork Book Club selection The Rap Year Book takes readers on a journey that begins in 1979, widely regarded as the moment rap became recognized as part of the cultural and musical landscape, and comes right up to the present. Shea Serrano deftly pays homage to the most important song of each year. Serrano also examines the most important moments that surround the history and culture of rap music—from artists’ backgrounds to issues of race, the rise of hip-hop, and the struggles among its major players—both personal and professional. Covering East Coast and West Coast, famous rapper feuds, chart toppers, and show stoppers, The Rap Year Book is an in-depth look at the most influential genre of music to come out of the last generation. Complete with infographics, lyric maps, hilarious and informative footnotes, portraits of the artists, and short essays by other prominent music writers, The Rap Year Book is both a narrative and illustrated guide to the most iconic and influential rap songs ever created.

The Rap Year Book

The Rap Year Book
  • Author : Shea Serrano
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : New York Times Bestseller - Washington Post Bestseller - Pitchfork Book Club selection The Rap Year Book takes readers on a journey that begins in 1979, widely regarded as the moment rap became recognized as part of the cultural and musical landscape, and comes right up to the present. Shea Serrano ...

The Rap Year Book

The Rap Year Book
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  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-07-05
  • Total pages : 594
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song From Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed By Shea Serrano...

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  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2021-10-26
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : HIP-HOP (AND OTHER THINGS) is about, as it were, rap, but also some other things. It's a smart, fun, funny, insightful book that spends the entirety of its time celebrating what has become the most dominant form of music over the past two and a half decades. From Tupac to ...

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  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
  • Release Date : 2013-09-17
  • Total pages : 48
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : Rapper Bun B lends his street cred and occasionally his face to the creative, hilarious, and just flat-out fun imaginings of Shea Serrano in Bun B’s Rap Coloring and Activity Book. Described by the Washington Post as “what every hip-hop head wishes they had as a child,” this imaginative ...

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  • Publisher : Harry N. Abrams
  • Release Date : 2017-10-10
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : "Thirty-three chapters, each chapter a different basketball question that needs to be answered. Some of them are obviously crucial ... and some of them are secretly crucial. But all of them are approached in ways that ([the author] hope[s] you think) are smart and fun and nuanced"--Back cover....

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1973
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : The Rap Year Book takes readers on a journey that begins in 1979, widely regarded as the moment rap became recognized as part of the cultural and musical landscape, and comes right up to the present. Shea Serrano deftly pays homage to the most important song of each year. Serrano also ...

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  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2017-05-02
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : Learn Freestyle Rap & Songwriting in Less Than a Day: Keep the Skills for LifeEver wished your freestyle was smart, fast and impressive?Are you eager to write your first meaningful rap song?Newcomers, beginners, novices, fans and students of hip-hop: If you've always wanted tolearn how to freestyle rap live ...

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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2020-06-04
  • Total pages : 257
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : Popular music has long been a subject of academic inquiry, with college courses taught on Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, and the Beatles, along with more contemporary artists like Beyonce and Outkast. This collection of essays draws upon the knowledge and expertise of instructors from a variety of disciplines who have ...

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  • Publisher : Charisma Media
  • Release Date : 2019-01-08
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : Music can either Connect You to God or Drive You to the Devil. God created the human race to enjoy music and to make music, and through music the world has been dramatically changed—for good and for evil. In this fascinating book Michael L. Brown takes the reader on ...

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  • Author : Vanessa Oswald
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2018-12-15
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : Hip-hop culture has shaped many facets of popular culture, including the worlds of music, politics, and business. The hip-hop movement began with New York City residents with few resources and has now turned into a billion-dollar worldwide industry. Readers will learn about the four elements of hip-hop: rapping (MCing), disc ...

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  • Author : Anthony J. Fonseca
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2019-09-30
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : Listen to Rap! Exploring s Musical Genre provides an overview of this kinetic and poetic musical genre for scholars of rap and curious novices alike. • Provides readers with a ready list of the 50 most important people and events in rap • Discusses vocal styles and musical production in depth • Quickly and ...

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  • Author : Juan Vidal
  • Publisher : Atria Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-17
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : This timely reflection on male identity in America that explores the intersection of fatherhood, race, and hip-hop culture “is a page-turner…drenched in history and encompasses the energy, fire, and passion that is hip-hop” (D. Watkins, New York Times bestselling author). Just as his music career was taking off, Juan ...

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  • Author : Kathy Iandoli
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-10-22
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : Can’t Stop Won’t Stop meets Girls to the Front in this essential and long overdue history of hip-hop’s female pioneers and its enduring stars. Every history of hip-hop previously published, from Jeff Chang’s Can’t Stop Won’t Stop to Shea Serrano’s The Rap Yearbook, ...

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  • Author : Shea Serrano
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2017-10-10
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : #1 New York Times bestseller Who is the greatest dunker of all time? Which version of the Michael Jordan was the best Michael Jordan? What is allowed and absolutely not allowed in a game of pickup basketball? Basketball (and Other Things) presents readers with a whole new set of pivotal and ...

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  • Author : David Diallo
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-08-28
  • Total pages : 150
  • ISBN : 1613128193
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Summary : Why do rap MCs present their studio recorded lyrics as “live and direct”? Why do they so insistently define abilities or actions, theirs or someone else’s, against a pre-existing signifier? This book examines the compositional practice of rap lyricists and offers compelling answers to these questions. Through a 40 year-span ...