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  • Will

    The Sunday Times Bestselling Autobiography

    The Instant Sunday Times BestsellerThe Instant #1 New York Times BestsellerPRAISE FOR WILL'The best memoir I ever read' Oprah Winfrey'If you read one book this year, make it this one' Jay Shetty'Incredible' Idris Elba'The book is awesome. So candid and considered...fascinating' Chris Evans'A trium... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Tao of Wu

    by The RZA ...
    From the founder of the Wu-Tang Clan—celebrating their 25th anniversary this year—an inspirational book for the hip hop fan.The RZA, founder of the Wu-Tang Clan, imparts the lessons he's learned on his journey from the Staten Island projects to international superstardom. A devout student of knowledge in every form in which he's found it, he distills here the wisdom he's acquired into seven ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • How Long Will They Mourn Me?

    The Life and Legacy of Tupac Shakur

    “Buried as a g while tha whole world remembers me”–Tupac Shakur, from “Until the End of Time”Tupac Shakur was larger than life. A gifted rapper, actor, and poet, he was fearless, prolific, and controversial–and often said that he never expected to live past the age of thirty. He was right. On September 13, 1996, he died of gunshot wounds at age twenty-five. But even ten years after Tupac’s tragic ... Read more

    $10.44 AUD

  • The Autobiography of Gucci Mane

    The New York Times bestselling memoir from the legendary Gucci Mane spares no detail in this “cautionary tale that ends in triumph” (GQ).For the first time Gucci Mane tells his extraordinary story in his own words. It is “as wild, unpredictable, and fascinating as the man himself” (Complex).The platinum-selling recording artist began writing his remarkable autobiography in a federal maximum ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Story of The Streets

    by Mike Skinner ...
    **WINNER OF THE NME BEST BOOK AWARD**'This book is going to try and get as close as possible to the full story of what informed the noise of The Streets. Obviously that's something I should be fairly well-qualified to know about, and I'm going to be as honest as the publisher's lawyers will allow.'With the 2001 release of The Streets' debut single 'Has It Come To This?' the landscape of British ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How to Rap

    The Art and Science of the Hip-Hop MC

    by Paul Edwards ...
    Examining the dynamics of hip-hop from every region and in every form-mainstream and underground, current and classic-this compelling how-to discusses everything from content and flow to rhythm and delivery in relation to the art and craft of rap. Compiled from the most extensive research on rapping to date, this first-of-its-kind guide delivers countless candid and exclusive insights from more ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Can't Stop Won't Stop

    A History of the Hip-Hop Generation

    by Jeff Chang ...
    Hip-hop is now a global multi-billion pound industry. It has spawned superstars all across the world. There have been tie-in clothing lines, TV stations, film companies, cosmetics lines. It even has its own sports, its own art style, its own dialect. It is an all-encompassing lifestyle.But where did hip-hop culture begin? Who created it? How did hip-hop become such a phenomenon?Jeff Chang, an ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Homeland Calling

    Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voices

    ‘[W]e are strong, we are beautiful and we should be proud of our culture, our stories, our languages.’ – Danzal Baker (aka Baker Boy)Homeland Calling is a collection of poems created from hip-hop song lyrics that channel culture and challenge stereotypes. Written by First Nations youth from communities all around Australia, the powerful words display a maturity beyond their years. Edited by award ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD $8.79 AUD

  • Heaven's Promise

    A Novel

    by Paolo Hewitt ...
    Description London, 1988, and the winds of change are blowing through the city, kicking up a storm. A gal pregnant and a DJ running for cover. The birth of the e generation and a race riot erupting. The Sheriff is trying to talk to Prince and Sammy the Foot is dancing up a treat. Everything was Tuesday until she quit without an explanation whilst a young Italian is looking to score and a mother is ... Read more

    $1.64 AUD

  • The Art Album: (FREEBIE VERSION)

    Exploring the Connection Between Hip-hop Music and Visual Art

    series The Art Album #1
    Check out this FREE one of a kind book and find out what Russell Simmons has to say about each artists, visual and recording! See what visual artist Shepard Fairey has in common with Young Jeezy or Jay Z! See how we compare each album to its contemporaries and place them in their aesthetic order! If you ever wondered why or how Hip-hop is such a global phenomenon read these great essays written by ... Read more

    Free

  • Not Afraid

    The Evolution of Eminem

    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

    $16.05 AUD

  • It's No Secret

    From Nas to Jay-Z, from Seduction to Scandal--a Hip-Hop Helen of Troy Tells All

    by Carmen Bryan ...
    An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at life in the rap world, from the woman at the heart of the Nas/Jay-Z feud—one of the biggest beefs in hip-hop.Carmen Bryan is no stranger to the rap world. Not only did she work at Def Jam and Capitol Records but she shares a daughter with hip-hop superstar Nas—a relationship made extremely public through Nas's celebrity status, rap lyrics, and the ever ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • IT'S ALL IN YOUR HEAD

    by Russ ...
    **Instant National Bestseller!**Wall Street Journal bestseller; USA Today bestseller; Publishers Weekly bestseller; international bestseller.An inspirational book by self-made musical superstar, Russ, reminding you that it starts with YOU, to believe in yourself, and to get out of your own way.Twenty-seven-year-old rapper, songwriter, and producer Russ walks his own path, at his own pace. By doing ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Gone 'Til November

    A Journal of Rikers Island

    by Lil Wayne ...
    In 2010, recording artist Lil Wayne was at the height of his career. A fixture in the rap game for more than a decade, Lil Wayne (aka Weezy) had established himself as both a prolific musician and a savvy businessman, smashing long-held industry records, winning multiple Grammy Awards and signing up-and-coming talent like Drake and Nicki Minaj to his Young Money label. All of this momentum came to ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • Eminem

    Crossing the Line

    by Martin Huxley ...
    "God sent me to piss the world off," Eminem boasts on his breakthrough hit "My Name Is." A grandiose claim to be sure, but it's hard to imagine another rapper generating as much controversy and outrage as this bleach-blonde Detroit MC outlaw while still selling millions of records and becoming a hero to pop fans and hardcore hip-hop purists alike. The sharp-tongued product of crushing poverty and ... Read more

    $12.20 AUD

  • RAW

    My Journey into the Wu-Tang

    The Wu-Tang Clan is American hip-hop royalty. Rolling Stone called them the 'best rap group ever' and their debut album is considered one of the greatest of all time. Since 1992, they have released seven gold and platinum studio albums with sales of more than 40 million copies. So how did nine kids from the Brownsville projects go from nothing to global icons? Remarkably, no one has told their ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Kanye West Owes Me $300

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

    by Jensen Karp ...
    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

    $20.45 AUD

  • Check the Technique

    Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies

    by Brian Coleman ...
    A Tribe Called Quest • Beastie Boys • De La Soul • Eric B. & Rakim • The Fugees • KRS-One • Pete Rock & CL Smooth • Public Enemy • The Roots • Run-DMC • Wu-Tang Clan • and twenty-five more hip-hop immortalsIt’s a sad fact: hip-hop album liners have always been reduced to a list of producer and sample credits, a publicity photo or two, and some hastily composed shout-outs. That’s a damn shame, ... Read more

    $22.65 AUD $16.60 AUD

  • BTS: The K-pop Pioneer

    by UK Jung ...
    series Kpop Idol A to Z
    There are so many k-pop boy groups, while the groups are too numerous to mention one by one. However, some of them just disappear after debut, and only a very small minority of k-pop boy groups can become popular. By the way, there is a boy group who has been on the steady rise since its debut and is now considered as one of the most popular k-pop idol groups. Yeah, it’s BTS.As BTS is enjoying a ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD

  • Illuminati in the Music Industry

    by Mark Dice ...
    Famous pop stars and rappers from Jay-Z and Rick Ross to Rihanna and Christina Aguilera are believed by many to be a part of the infamous Illuminati secret society. These stars allegedly use Illuminati and satanic symbolism in their music videos and on their clothes that goes unnoticed by those not “in the know.” Since these stars appear in our livings rooms on family friendly mainstream shows ... Read more

    $7.38 AUD

  • Jay-Z: The King of America

    by Mark Beaumont ...
    Jay-Z: King of America is the first in-depth biography to dissect the life and music of the most successful rapper of all time. From crack dealing on the mean streets of New York to million dollar deals at the highest echelons of music industry, Jay-Z’s story is a whole new kind of American Dream.Updated to include recent turbulence with Kanye West, rumours of an affair with Rhianna, his latest ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD

  • A Guide For Writing Hip Hop Lyrics

    by Richard Henry ...
    Finally, a step by step guide on how to write hip hop lyrics that will amaze audiences! No longer do you have to scratch your head in confusion wondering how to get started in hip hop writing. Discover how to write dynamic hip hop lyrics........from your own mind and creativity. Grab a pencil and watch your abilities soar to new heights. Get this book today and be on the road to stardom! ... Read more

    $10.12 AUD

  • Paid In Full?

    An Introduction to Brit-Hop, Grime and UK Rap

    by Alex Ogg ...
    An introduction to the history of British hip-hop as it finally escapes its reputation as the poor cousin of the American variant with a succession of hugely successful releases by the new stars of 'grime'. Alex Ogg, a notable author in this field having previously written The Hip Hop Years (and been a consultant on the accompanying BAFTA nominated documentary strand), The Men Behind Def Jam and ... Read more

    $6.15 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 來韓老師這裡學饒舌:有了這一本,讓你饒舌不走冤枉路!

    by 韓森 ...
    台灣嘻哈圈第一本饒舌教戰守則節拍 × 韻律 × 押韻 × FLOW × 寫詞 × 創作 × 表演有了這一本,讓你饒舌不走冤枉路!◎嘻哈升學第一品牌「人人有功練饒舌班」只押「雙韻」精華講義◎最強饒舌補教名師韓老師帶你建構完整學習態度前進饒舌第一志願◎饒舌基本功滿及分從嘻哈文化、節拍與韻律、押韻、FLOW、寫詞、創作到表演……全面制霸◎金榜專家一齊開講大支、熱狗、蛋堡、熊仔……16位名師總複習題庫助你打通任督二脈饒舌前,先搞清楚再踏上這條不歸路!◎由校長大支創立的「人人有功練」音樂工作室,推廣饒舌教學超過十五年,旗下導師韓森,精研、傳授饒舌多年,是「人人有功練饒舌班」極受學生歡迎的「韓老師」。◎授課經驗豐富,韓森在《來韓老師這裡學饒舌》書中,將向來認為「只能意會」的饒舌技藝,「有系統」整理成各種實用教材--從嘻哈文化、節拍與韻... ... Read more

    $12.96 AUD