The Big Payback by Dan Charnas audiobook

The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop

By Dan Charnas
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26.73 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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An original journalist for The Source, Dan Charnas built a celebrated career in the rap industry. In The Big Payback, he chronicles the rise of the hip-hop culture and shows how it became so powerful in a matter of decades. Charnas also profiles many of the movers and shakers in this burgeoning cultural movement, offering unprecedented access to an industry that continues to shake the globe. "Nuanced treatment of the impresarios behind signature sounds and recording empires, and brisk, dramatic vignettes, give this history of a leaderless revolution impressive momentum."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

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An original journalist for The Source, Dan Charnas built a celebrated career in the rap industry. In The Big Payback, he chronicles the rise of the hip-hop culture and shows how it became so powerful in a matter of decades. Charnas also profiles many of the movers and shakers in this burgeoning cultural movement, offering unprecedented access to an industry that continues to shake the globe. "Nuanced treatment of the impresarios behind signature sounds and recording empires, and brisk, dramatic vignettes, give this history of a leaderless revolution impressive momentum."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

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Author Bio: Dan Charnas

Author Bio: Dan Charnas

Dan Charnas is an award-winning culture, lifestyle, and business writer. Recipient of the 2007 Pulitzer Fellowship for Arts Journalism, his first book, The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop, was called a classic of music-business dirt digging as well as a kind of pulp epic by Rolling Stone.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 26.73
Audience: Adult
Language: English