WorldCat Identities

KRS-One (Musician)

Works: 279 works in 529 publications in 2 languages and 5,478 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Rock music  Nonfiction films  Rap (Music)  Alternative rock music  History  Interviews  Historical films  Biographical films  Motion picture music 
Roles: Author, Performer, Producer, Singer, Composer, Narrator, Commentator, Director, Metal-engraver, Lyricist
Classifications: M1630.18.R46, 782.421649
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by KRS-One
Out of time by R.E.M. (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1991's 'Out Of Time' was the album that catapulted R.E.M. from an indie favorite to one of the biggest bands in the world! Topping charts in the US, UK and beyond, this three-time Grammy Award-winning album remains an iconic title in modern rock history, with hits like "Losing My Religion" and "Shiny Happy People." To celebrate the 25th anniversary of 'Out Of Time,' this special 2-disc edition features the remastered album, plus a bonus disc of 19 previously unreleased demos, offering fans an intimate look inside the band's writing process. New liner notes with insight in the recording process from band members and others involved in the original release round out the package
This unruly mess I've made by Macklemore( Recording )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After three and a half years, award-winning artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis return with 'This Unruly Mess I've Made!' The thirteen track LP includes triple platinum & ARIA #1 selling single "Downtown" (featuring Koll Moe Dee, Melle Mel, Grandmaster Caz & Eric Nally), as well as previously unavailable "Growing Up" (featuring Ed Sheeran). The long awaited follow-up to the acclaimed debut LP 'The Heist, ' 'This Unruly Mess I've Made' was largely recorded over the course of a year in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest. "What I couldn't find in a hotel room, on the road or in Seattle, I found in the middle of nowhere," says Macklemore, whose real name is Ben Haggerty. The eclectic, raw, and emotional album is an honest look into the soul of two artists who "needed time to be human again." It also marks the official release of the stirring "Kevin," previously performed on the American Music Awards, and featuring Grammy nominated soul crooner Leon Bridges."
14:59 by Sugar Ray (Musical group)( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden colors 2( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the history of people of African descent, including topics such as the global African presence, the science of melanin, the truth about the prison industrial complex, how thriving black economic communities were undermined in America, hidden truths about Native Americans, and more
Bomb it( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film tells the story of graffiti from its cave-painting ancestors through its notorious explosion in New York City during the 70's and 80's as living museums appeared on trains rolling between the Bronx and Brooklyn. This film explores the many manifestations of "bombing," the global graffiti culture where the love of art and ego clashes explosively with law and order. From New York, Tokyo, Berlin, Barcelona, Cape Town, and Sao Paulo, each city boasts its own unique style and form of graffiti, and artists. Through grainy night vision footage and interviews, graffiti writers explain why they risk arrest and injury to express themselves, to reflect their society, and engage in a battle for control over the urban visual landscape. A study of the power of art to disturb, protest, and enlighten
Hip-hop & rap : complete lyrics for 175 songs ; [preface by Spence D.]( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rap music's place within the global pantheon of pop culture was forever solidified when Webster's decided to add the slang term def to the dictionary. Once considered an outsider art form, the music that originated from the streets of New York City has now become the new rock'n'roll, a major force dictating the trends of the day. Everything from fashion and advertising to literature and film has been touched by rap's infectious rhyme patterns and rhythmic interplay, making it one of the foremost musical genres of the era. At the core of this cultural fascination with rap music are the lyrics, which run the gamut from clever rhyme patterns and lighthearted party fare to gangsta verite, providing a glimpse into inner city life for those far removed from it. The end result of this raw street slang bathed in thumping beats has been the creation and ongoing evolution of an art form that speaks to all walks of life. The full spectrum of this vibrant genre is represented in this book by nearly 100 artists..."--Publisher's description
The angry birds movie : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Angry Birds Movie (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is the soundtrack companion to The Angry Birds Movie, released in Australia on May 12. Angry Birds Movie is based on the Angry Birds video game franchise, the most downloaded freemium game series of all time - more than three billion downloads! Featuring brand new tracks from Charli XCX ("Explode"), Demi Lovato (a cover of "I Will Survive"), Blake Shelton ("Friends"), Steve Aoki ("Fight") and Matoma ("Wonderful Life (Mi Oh My)"). The soundtrack also features classic songs such as Tone Loc's "Wild Thing", Limp Bizkit's cover of The Who's "Behind Blue Eyes" and Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up," in addition to Imagine Dragons' hit "On Top Of The World."
Black reign by Queen Latifah( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gospel of hip hop : first instrument by KRS-One( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gospel of Hip Hop is a philosophical work of KRS ONE. Set in the format of a self-help book, this work is a spiritual manual of the Hip Hop Kulture that combines classic philosophy with faith and practical knowledge. KRS ONE details the development of the culture and the ways in which we, as "Hiphoppas," can and should preserve its future
Ruminations by KRS-One( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By all means necessary by Boogie Down Productions (Musical group)( Recording )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in German and English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Business as usual : the exploitation of hip hop( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feature-length documentary that asks the question: Is hip-hop the problem or is it the solution? Has hip-hop been exploited for economic gain? Who is controlling the systems and influencing the youth? Who is really making the money?
The art of 16 bars( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Hot 16s or 16 Bars is the foundation of a rap song; without 16 bars and a hook there is no song. The hottest MCs in the game bring the heat and share their knowledge in this dvd, which gives you the ABCs of the rap game from the studio to the stage. Get inside the heads of the hottest MCs of all time as they give you the real business, the history, takin' the sound to a new place, bitin', sampling, writing, freestylin' and all that. See what inspires them, why they do it and how they do it"--Container
Subway stories : tales from the underground( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film tells the adventures that await those who venture into New York's serpentine subway system
Return of the boom bap by KRS-One( Recording )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eardrum by Talib Kweli( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed MC Talib Kweli is joined by an all-star roster of producers and guest stars for his sixth album, which includes the single Hot Thing
Krs One by KRS-One( Recording )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As raw as ever by Shabba Ranks( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyrics of a rap revolutionary : times, rhymes & mind of Chuck D by Chuck D( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyrics of Chuck D, interspersed with the rapper's reflections
I got next by KRS-One( Recording )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Hip-hop & rap : complete lyrics for 175 songs ; [preface by Spence D.]
Alternative Names


KRS-1 1965-

KRS-1 (Musician)

Krs One

KRS One 1965-

KRS-One Amerikaans acteur

KRS-One musicien américain

KRS-One músico estadounidense

KRS-One rapper e attivista statunitense

KRS-One US-amerikanischer Hip-Hop-MC

KRS-One yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

KRS-One שחקן אמריקאי




Parker, Kris.

Parker, Kris 1965-

Parker, Lawrence Krishna.

Parker, Lawrence Krisna.

Parker, Lawrence Krisna 1965-

كاي أر إس-ون موسيقي أمريكي

কে.আর.এস.-ওয়ান মার্কিন সুরকার

English (68)

German (3)

The gospel of hip hop : first instrumentRuminationsLyrics of a rap revolutionary : times, rhymes & mind of Chuck DContemporary Black biography, profiles from the international Black community