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Rap & Hip-Hop books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Rap & Hip-Hop category. Presented with a red border are the Rap & Hip-Hop books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Rap & Hip-Hop books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Lusophone Hip-hop `Who we are' and `Where we are': Identity, urban culture and belonging. by Rosana Martins Lusophone Hip-hop `Who we are' and `Where we are': Identity, urban culture and belonging.

A ground-breaking study of hip-hop in all its forms - rapping, DJing, break-dancing, graffiti, and now political organization - in Portuguese-speaking countries. In particular, it looks at the way young people use hip-hop to occupy social space in the city...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/02/2018

Real 213 by Harris Rosen Real 213

Exclusive interviews and photos with Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, Warren G, and Bishop Don Magic Juan. An All-Star cast on an unflinching mission to advance the gospel of their enduring legacy, and the case of G-funk. It ain't no joke!Behind...
Format: eBook - Released: 22/01/2018

Real MC Eiht: Geah! by Harris Rosen Real MC Eiht: Geah!

MC Eiht = Reality Rap. Enter the underbelly of Compton and discover the keys to success and longevity in the music game.The Real MC Eiht: Geah! is one exlclusive 199 interviews and links to 31 videos.Behind the Music Tales is...
Format: eBook - Released: 21/01/2018

Real Diddy by Harris Rosen Real Diddy

Unearth the passion, grace, and mystery of Sean Combs, the apostle and avatar of pop culture, and one of the most complex Americans of the past half-century.Exclusive Sean Combs interviewDistinctive Toronto 1999 press conference12 exclusive photos52 links to videoRare promo...
Format: eBook - Released: 17/01/2018

The Prosperous Hip Hop Producer My Beat-Making Journey from My Grandma's Patio to a Six-Figure Business by Curtiss King The Prosperous Hip Hop Producer My Beat-Making Journey from My Grandma's Patio to a Six-Figure Business


Format: Hardback - Released: 09/01/2018

The Prosperous Hip Hop Producer My Beat-Making Journey from My Grandma's Patio to a Six-Figure Business by Curtiss King The Prosperous Hip Hop Producer My Beat-Making Journey from My Grandma's Patio to a Six-Figure Business


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/01/2018

Posthuman Rap by Justin Adams (Assistant Professor of Music, Westminster University) Burton Posthuman Rap
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Building on the work of Sylvia Wynter, Alexander Weheliye, Lester Spence, LH Stallings, and a broad swath of queer and critical race theory, Posthuman Rap listens for the ways contemporary rap maps an existence outside the traditional boundaries of what...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

Hip-Hop History (Book 2 of 3) The Incorporation of Hip-Hop: Circa 1990-1999 by Antwan 'Ant' Bank$ Hip-Hop History (Book 2 of 3) The Incorporation of Hip-Hop: Circa 1990-1999


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/12/2017

Coming Soon

Back To The Lab Hip Hop Home Studios by Raph Rashid Back To The Lab Hip Hop Home Studios


Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2018

Purists And Peripherals Hip-Hop and Grime subcultures by Todd Dedman Purists And Peripherals Hip-Hop and Grime subcultures


Format: Hardback - Released: 02/03/2018

Eminem and Rap, Poetry, Race Essays by Scott F. Parker Eminem and Rap, Poetry, Race Essays

Eminem is the best-selling musical artist of the 21st century. He is also one of the most contentious and most complex artists of our time. His verbal dexterity ranks him among the greatest technical rappers ever. The content of his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Graffiti Grrlz Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora by Jessica Nydia Pabon-Colon Graffiti Grrlz Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora

An inside look at women graffiti artists around the world Since the dawn of Hip Hop graffiti writing on the streets of Philadelphia and New York City in the late 1960s, writers have anonymously inscribed their tag names on trains,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2018

Graffiti Grrlz Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora by Jessica Nydia Pabon-Colon Graffiti Grrlz Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora

An inside look at women graffiti artists around the world Since the dawn of Hip Hop graffiti writing on the streets of Philadelphia and New York City in the late 1960s, writers have anonymously inscribed their tag names on trains,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2018

Other books in this genre

Real Eminem by Harris Rosen Real Eminem

The Real Eminem is your one-way ticket deep inside the mind of the real Eminem. It will blow your mind! This book contains two exclusive in-person April 1999 interviews with Eminem and one exclusive in-person 2001 interview with D12. Links...
Format: eBook - Released: 04/12/2017

Hip-Hop History (Book 1 of 3) The Incorporation of Hip-Hop: Circa 1970-1989 by Antwan 'Ant' Bank$ Hip-Hop History (Book 1 of 3) The Incorporation of Hip-Hop: Circa 1970-1989


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

The Musical Artistry of Rap by Martin Connor The Musical Artistry of Rap

Rap synthesizes rhythmic vocals with complex beats, intonational systems, song structures, orchestration and instrumentalism. The author advances a rethinking of musical notation and challenges the conventional understanding of Rap through analysis of such artists as Eminem, Kanye West and Jean...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Posthuman Rap by Justin Adams (Assistant Professor of Music, Westminster University) Burton Posthuman Rap
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Building on the work of Sylvia Wynter, Alexander Weheliye, Lester Spence, LH Stallings, and a broad swath of queer and critical race theory, Posthuman Rap listens for the ways contemporary rap maps an existence outside the traditional boundaries of what...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

This Day in Rap and Hip-Hop History by Chuck D This Day in Rap and Hip-Hop History

Details the most iconic moments and influential songs in the genre's recorded history, from Kurtis Blow's Christmas Rappin' to The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill to Kendrick Lamar's verse on Control. This book offers an insider's perspective on the chart toppers,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Real 213 by Harris Rosen The Real 213


Format: Paperback - Released: 25/10/2017

The Real Diddy by Harris Rosen The Real Diddy


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Chuck D Presents This Day in Rap and Hip-Hop History by Chuck D Chuck D Presents This Day in Rap and Hip-Hop History

A comprehensive, chronological survey of rap and hip hop from 1973 to the present by Chuck D, arguably the most influential rapper in the world.In the more than 40 years since the days of DJ Kool Herc and &quote;Rapper's Delight,&quote;...
Format: eBook - Released: 10/10/2017

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