The Rap Year Book

The Rap Year Book

Author: Shea Serrano

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 9781613128190

Category: Music

Page: 240

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New York Times Bestseller - Washington Post Bestseller - Pitchfork Book Club selection The Rap Year Book takes readers on a journey that begins in 1979, widely regarded as the moment rap became recognized as part of the cultural and musical landscape, and comes right up to the present. Shea Serrano deftly pays homage to the most important song of each year. Serrano also examines the most important moments that surround the history and culture of rap music—from artists’ backgrounds to issues of race, the rise of hip-hop, and the struggles among its major players—both personal and professional. Covering East Coast and West Coast, famous rapper feuds, chart toppers, and show stoppers, The Rap Year Book is an in-depth look at the most influential genre of music to come out of the last generation. Complete with infographics, lyric maps, hilarious and informative footnotes, portraits of the artists, and short essays by other prominent music writers, The Rap Year Book is both a narrative and illustrated guide to the most iconic and influential rap songs ever created.
The Rap Year Book
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Shea Serrano
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-13 - Publisher: Abrams

New York Times Bestseller - Washington Post Bestseller - Pitchfork Book Club selection The Rap Year Book takes readers on a journey that begins in 1979, widely regarded as the moment rap became recognized as part of the cultural and musical landscape, and comes right up to the present. Shea
The Rap Year Book
Language: en
Pages: 594
Authors: Shea Serrano
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Shea Serrano
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-17 - Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

Rapper Bun B lends his street cred and occasionally his face to the creative, hilarious, and just flat-out fun imaginings of Shea Serrano in Bun B’s Rap Coloring and Activity Book. Described by the Washington Post as “what every hip-hop head wishes they had as a child,” this imaginative work
Basketball (and Other Things)
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Shea Serrano
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-10 - Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

"Thirty-three chapters, each chapter a different basketball question that needs to be answered. Some of them are obviously crucial ... and some of them are secretly crucial. But all of them are approached in ways that ([the author] hope[s] you think) are smart and fun and nuanced"--Back cover.
Basketball (and Other Things)
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Shea Serrano
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-10 - Publisher: Abrams

#1 New York Times bestseller Who is the greatest dunker of all time? Which version of the Michael Jordan was the best Michael Jordan? What is allowed and absolutely not allowed in a game of pickup basketball? Basketball (and Other Things) presents readers with a whole new set of pivotal