Tag: Book

By October 17, 2011
Bill Adler Speaks About His Def Jam Book

Bill Adler, the co-author of Def Jam Recordings: The First 25 Years of the Last Great Record Label, sits down with Nineteen87 Visuals and Rap Radar for a two-part interview on the exploration into the book. Adler, who served as the in-house publicist during Def Jam’s formative years, had both unique access and prospective on […]

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Jay-Z Provides Footnotes to “Lost Ones” in Paperback Version of “Decoded”
By October 17, 2011
Jay-Z Provides Footnotes to “Lost Ones” in Paperback Version of “Decoded”

This is pretty cool. Vulture shares an exclusive excerpt from the upcoming paperback re-issue of Jay-Z’s book Decoded. This particular excerpt has Jay-Z breaking down the lyrics to his song “Lost Ones” off of Kingdom Come. It’s interesting to hear insight straight from the artist. Click below to check it out:

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Diddy’s Book on Female Behind Available for Preorder
By September 22, 2011
Diddy’s Book on Female Behind Available for Preorder

Talk about a coffee table book. Puff’s book on the female rump, Culo, is now available for preorder. Enjoy.

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By August 23, 2011
T.I. Working on a Book

Following a string of rap-related books, DJ Drama reveals that T.I. will be writing a book about his own life. AKA he’ll give some stories and another author will put them together for him. Would you be interested in a book about T.I.?

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Common Releasing Autobiography, “One Day It’ll All Make Sense”
By August 15, 2011
Common Releasing Autobiography, “One Day It’ll All Make Sense”

Following a string of hip hop autobiographies, Common will release his own on September 13th through Atria Books. The book is co-authored by Adam Bradley. I, personally, think Common is one of the more interesting figures in the entertainment world – so it should be a good read. Official description below:

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KRS-One: The Gospel of Hip Hop Book Signing At Amoeba Music Hollywood Tomorrow
By July 27, 2010
KRS-One: The Gospel of Hip Hop Book Signing At Amoeba Music Hollywood Tomorrow

Where: Amoeba Music Hollywood, CA When: Wednesday, July 28th at 6pm If you’re planning to attend this event, heed the notice in paragraph 2. From Amoeba‘s website: Standing room only! Amoeba is honored to host a private lecture/Q&A and book event with the legendary KRS ONE, a.k.a. “The Teacha”. This special event will take place […]

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