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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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 the author of the definitive history of the hip-hop business, The Big Payback and the author of Work Clean, a book detailing applying chefs’ techniques to almost any life situation. He was also the co-creator and executive producer of the VH1 movie and TV series, The Breaks. He is an associate professor at NYU/Tisch’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music.

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