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The history of gangster rap : from Schoolly D to Kendrick Lamar : the rise of a great American art form

Author: Soren Baker
Publisher: New York : Abrams Image, an imprint of ABRAMS, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The History of Gangster Rap is a deep dive into one of the most fascinating subgenres of any music category to date. Sixteen detailed chapters, organized chronologically, examine the evolution of gangster rap, its main players, and the culture that created this revolutionary music. From still-swirling conspiracy theories about the murders of Biggie and Tupac to the release of the 2015 film Straight Outta Compton,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Soren Baker
ISBN: 9781419729157 1419729152
OCLC Number: 1053889766
Description: ix, 261 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Native son --
"Squeeze the trigger" --
Niggaz Wit Attitude --
The revolution gets televised --
Ice Cube : "A gangsta's fairytale" --
"Say hello to my little friends" : gangster rap meets Scarface and the Geto Boys --
Gangster rap is the name --
California dreamin' : the aftermath --
A Doggy Dogg world --
Bangin on wax : there goes the neighborhood --
G-Funk meets mob music --
Death around the corner : the so-called East Coast/West Coast beef --
It ain't my fault : Master P and the No Limit revolution --
Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg reignite, sending detractors "Up in smoke" --
Your life's on the line --
Money turned boys into men --
Gangster rap at thirty.
Responsibility: Soren Baker.

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"The History of Gangster Rap is the essential book that contextualizes the importance of gangster rap as a cultural phenomenon." -- The Source

 
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