The Rap Year Book

    The Rap Year Book


    The Rap Year Book


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      The Rap Year Book takes readers on a journey that begins in 1979, widely regarded as the moment rap as a genre became recognised as part of the music's landscape.
      Paperback. 190 x 229 mm. 240 pages. 2015. English.

      Product description

      Covering East Coast and West Coast, famous rapper feuds, chart toppers and show stoppers.

      The Rap Year Book takes an in-depth look at the last thirty-five years of the most influential genre of music to come out of the last generation. Complete with quizzes, infographics, lyric maps, hilarious and informative footnotes, portraits of the artists, and the occasional rebuttal essay by other music writers.

      The Rap Year Book is both a narrative and illustrated guide to some of the most iconic and influential songs ever created of rap music. Serrano cites a variety of sources to form his arguments including biographies, magazines and documentaries, as well as his own experiences growing up at a time when hip-hop was becoming a prevalent force in the music industry. With its all-encompassing look at the ups and downs of rap music, and the landmark songs that are its tent-poles, this book will be perfect for anyone who is a fan of the genre.

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