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    Dark Story of Eminem, The

    by Nick Hasted ...
    Narrated by Nick Landrum ...


    12 hours 29 min

    The celebrated story of how Marshall Mathers went from school and low-paid jobs in his native Detroit to global superstardom, rehab and comeback. Nick Hasted’s revealing account also looks back at Eminem's most important relationships -with his mother, his teenage soul-mate Kim Scott, producer Dr. Dre and The Bass Brothers who guided and inspired him from the age of fourteen. ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    God Save the Queens

    The Essential History of Women in Hip-Hop

    by Kathy Iandoli ...
    Narrated by Kathy Iandoli, Bahni Turpin ...


    10 hours 7 min

    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, focuses primarily on men, glaringly omitting a thorough and respectful examination of the presence and contribution of the genre’s ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

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    Cross the Tracks

    A Memoir

    by Boosie Badazz ...
    Narrated by Jaime Lincoln Smith ...


    4 hours 49 min

    From one of rap’s most evocative writers comes a stirring memoir and “masterpiece of a book” (Snoop Dogg) about how Boosie Badazz, one of the industry’s most controversial figures, was able to overcome insurmountable odds to make his music dreams a reality.A Baton Rouge native who began rapping at age fourteen, Boosie Badazz was already a cult hero in Louisiana when, in 2009, he was sentenced to ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us

    Narrated by Hanif Abdurraqib ...


    8 hours 38 min

    *2018 "12 best books to give this holiday season" TODAY Show*Best Books of 2018* Rolling Stone"A Best Book of 2017" NPR, Buzzfeed, Paste Magazine, Esquire, Chicago Tribune, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, CBC, Stereogum, National Post, Entropy, Heavy, Book Riot, Chicago Review of Books, The Los Angeles Review, Michigan Daily*American Booksellers Association (ABA) 'December 2017 Indie Next List Great Reads' ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Made in America


    5 hours 35 min

    **This program is read by the author, and includes an introduction written by Pharrell, and read by Nick Cannon."Dyson's incisive analysis of JAY-Z's brilliance not only offers a brief history of hip-hop's critical place in American culture, but also hints at how we can best move forward." —Questlove**JAY-Z: Made in America is the fruit of Michael Eric Dyson’s decade of teaching the work of one of ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    Losing My Cool

    How a Father's Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-hop Culture


    5 hours 24 min

    Unabridged, 7 hoursRead by the authorA 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. ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Bring That Beat Back

    How Sampling Built Hip-Hop

    by Nate Patrin ...
    Narrated by David Sadzin ...


    12 hours 41 min

    Sampling-incorporating found sound and manipulating it into another form entirely-has done more than any musical movement in the twentieth century to maintain a continuum of popular music as a living document and, in the process, has become one of the most successful (and commercial) strains of postmodern art. Bring That Beat Back traces the development of this transformative pop-cultural practice ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Inner City Pressure: The Story of Grime

    by Dan Hancox ...
    Narrated by Ash Hunter ...


    10 hours 51 min

    A GUARDIAN, OBSERVER, PITCHFORK, NPR, METRO AND HERALD SCOTLAND BEST MUSIC BOOK OF 2018‘The definitive grime biography’ NME’A landmark genre history’ PitchforkThis audiobook is narrated by Ash Hunter, stage and screen actor who is currently playing Hamilton in the West End production of the musical.The year 2000. As Britain celebrates t... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    FBI War on Tupac Shakur, The

    The State Repression of Black Leaders from the Civil Rights Era to the 1990s

    by John Potash ...
    Narrated by Christopher Hampton ...


    7 hours 17 min

    Since the first day after the tragedy was announced, controversy has surrounded the death of rap and cultural icon Tupac Shakur. In this work, preeminent researcher on the topic, John Potash, puts forward his own theories of the events leading up to and following the murder in this meticulously researched and exhaustive account of the story. Never before has there been such a detailed and shocking ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

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    Not Afraid

    The Evolution of Eminem

    Narrated by Peter Vellios ...


    8 hours

    Featuring an introductory interview with LL Cool Jand epilogue from Paul Rosenberg, Eminem's managerIn 1999, a former dishwasher from Detroit became the most influential music artist in the world. Eminem's dexterity, wit and honesty turned him into one of the biggest-selling artists of all time and changed the landscape of music and pop culture as we know it.Then, in 2006, at the height of his ... Read more

    $56.99 AUD

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    An Oral History of Tupac Shakur


    7 hours 36 min

    A New Yorker writer’s intimate, revealing account of Tupac Shakur’s life and legacy, timed to the fiftieth anniversary of his birth and twenty-fifth anniversary of his death.In the summer of 2020, Tupac Shakur’s single “Changes” became an anthem for the worldwide protests against the murder of George Floyd. The song became so popular, in fact, it was vaulted back onto the iTunes charts more than ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Sunday Times Bestselling Autobiography

    Narrated by Will Smith ...


    16 hours 16 min

    Brought to you by PenguinThe Instant Sunday Times BestsellerThe Instant #1 New York Times BestsellerThe Instand #1 Audible BestsellerNARRATED BY WILL SMITH.One of the most dynamic and globally recognized entertainment forces of our time opens up fully about his life, in a brave and inspiring book that traces his learning curve to a place where outer success, inner happiness, and human connection ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    Life Lessons from Hip-Hop

    50 Reflections on Creativity, Motivation and Wellbeing

    by Grant Brydon ...
    Narrated by Grant Brydon ...


    2 hours 41 min

    Adopt a hip-hop mindset to take control of your own narrative and become the best version of yourself with 50 must-read lessons on creativity and self help that will inspire a new generation.Grant Brydon has interviewed some of the biggest names in hip-hop. Here he shares the creative directions and tips derived from one-on-one conversations with Pharrell Williams, J Cole, Big Sean, Nipsey Hussle, ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

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    Kanye West Owes Me $300

    And Other True Stories from a White Rapper Who Almost Made It Big

    by Jensen Karp ...
    Narrated by Jensen Karp, Chris MacDonnell ...


    6 hours 4 min

    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 person I follow on Twitter finally got smart and wrote about his unlikely—and hilarious—odyssey as teenage rapper Hot Karl.”—Kevin Smith, New York Times bestselling author of Tough Sh*tWhen ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    As Serious As Cancer

    by DJ Semtex ...
    Narrated by DJ Semtex ...


    1 hour 26 min

    “It’s hard to believe I’m doing this,” DJ Semtex opens his book. “I never considered for one moment that I would be writing about an experience like this.” As an acclaimed DJ, producer and radio host, he spent years telling other people’s stories, now it’s time to tell his. As Serious as Cancer is an unflinching portrait of the man behind the decks and his unexpected face-off with the C-word.“All ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Summary of Fat Joe's The Book of Jose

    Narrated by Digital Voice Mike G ...


    50 min

    This audiobook is narrated by a digital voice.Listen to the Summary of Fat Joe's The Book of Jose in 20 minutes. Please note: This is a summary & not the original book. "The Book of Jose" by Fat Joe is an autobiographical account of Joseph Antonio Cartagena's life, from his perilous upbringing in the South Bronx to his rise as a hip-hop icon. Fat Joe recounts his early encounters with violence, ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Hell Is Round the Corner

    The Unique No-Holds Barred Autobiography


    11 hours 21 min

    'Bookended by tragedy, shot through with violence, ultimately uplifting' Guardian'An insight into a singular artist' New Statesman'Fierce, funny and indomitable' Observer'My tears were relentlessly pricked by Tricky's memoir' Daily TelegraphTricky is one of the most original music artists to emerge from the UK in the past 30 years. His signature sound, couple... ... Read more

    $56.99 AUD

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    How Do Rumors Get Started

    The True Story of Timex Social Club

    Narrated by Jason C. Johnson Sr. ...


    5 hours 27 min

    In the summer of 1986, the song "Rumors" by Timex Social Club dominated the radio airwaves, topping all Billboard magazine urban charts with the number position for Hot 100 Black Singles, Hot Black Singles - Sales, Hot Black Singles-Airplay, Hot Dance/Disco-Club Play, and Hot Dance/Disco-12 inch singles sales.This was no small feat for four young men from Berkeley California (Marcus Thompson, Alex ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Doctors of Rhythm

    Hip Hop’s Greatest Producers Speak

    by Jake Brown ...
    Narrated by Jake Brown, various entertainers ...


    19 hours 56 min

    HIP HOP was born in the 1980s, exploded into the music mainstream in the 1990s, and by the Millennium, had become the biggest-selling genre in the record business. DOCTORS OF RHYTHM: Hip Hop’s Greatest Producers Speak! begins with rap’s biggest early hits that helped prove Rap was here to stay were classics like Tone Loc’s “Wild Thing,” Doug E. Fresh’s “The Show,” Young M.C.’s “Bust a Move,” Kool ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Rap Capital

    An Atlanta Story

    Narrated by Landon Woodson ...


    14 hours 17 min

    An “impassioned tribute” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) to the most influential music culture today, Atlanta rap—a masterful, street-level story of art, money, race, class, and salvation from acclaimed New York Times reporter Joe Coscarelli.From mansions to trap houses, office buildings to strip clubs, Atlanta is defined by its rap music. But this flashy and fast-paced world is rarely seen ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Hip-Hop Is History

    by Questlove ...


    12 hours

    When hip-hop first emerged in the 1970s, it wasn't expected to become the cultural force it is today. But for a young Black kid growing up in a musical family in Philadelphia, it was everything. He stayed up late to hear the newest songs on the radio. He saved his money to buy vinyl as soon as it landed. He even started to try to make his own songs. That kid was Questlove, and decades later, he is ... Read more

    $53.99 AUD


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    The Power of Hip Hop Diplomacy in a Divided World

    by Mark Katz ...
    Narrated by Michael Butler Murray ...


    6 hours 25 min

    Since 2001, the US Department of State has been sending hip hop artists abroad to perform and teach as goodwill ambassadors. There are good reasons for this: hip hop is known and loved across the globe, acknowledged and appreciated as a product of American culture. Hip hop has from its beginning been a means of creating community through artistic collaboration, fostering what hip hop artists call ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Rap Manuskript

    Handbuch zum Rappen, Reimen, Texte Schreiben

    Narrated by Lingo the Poet ...


    2 hours 56 min

    Die ultimative Anleitung und Inspiration für alle kreativen HipHop Fans, die ihre Lyrics und Rap Skills verbessern wollen oder von Grund auf erlernen möchten. Dabei helfen dir eigens konzipierte Systematiken vom erfahrenen Rap-Coach Lingo, wie das Picasso-Prinzip, die Sherlock-Methode oder die heilige Dreispaltigkeit. Viele musikalische Rap-Beispiele und unkonventionelle Parabeln machen diesen ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Tupac Shakur

    The first and only Estate-authorised biography of the legendary artist

    Narrated by Jamal Joseph ...


    14 hours 6 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.‘A superstar in every aspect of the word.’ Eminem ‘An incredible poet.’ Stevie WonderThe first and only Estate-authorized biography of the legendary artist, Tupac Shakur, a moving exploration of his life and powerful legacy.' A touching, empathetic portrait of a friend. Even familiar stories achieve new intimacy at closer range. And small moments help clari... ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD