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