The History of Gangster Rap by Soren Baker audiobook

The History of Gangster Rap: From Schoolly D to Kendrick Lamar, the Rise of a Great American Art Form

By Soren Baker
Foreword by Xzibit
Read by James Shippy

07/23/2019 Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    Available on 07/23/2019

    ISBN: 9781978650886

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    ISBN: 9781978650893

The History of Gangster Rap is a deep dive into one of the most fascinating subgenres of any music category to date. Sixteen detailed chapters, organized chronologically, examine the evolution of gangster rap, its main players, and the culture that created this revolutionary music. From still-swirling conspiracy theories about the murders of Biggie and Tupac to the release of the 2015 film Straight Outta Compton, the era of gangster rap is one that fascinates music junkies and remains at the forefront of pop culture. Filled with interviews with key players such as Snoop Dogg, Ice-T, and dozens more, as well as breakout bios of notorious characters, lists, and more, The History of Gangster Rap is the be-all-end-all book that contextualizes the importance of gangster rap as a cultural phenomenon.

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Summary

The History of Gangster Rap is a deep dive into one of the most fascinating subgenres of any music category to date. Sixteen detailed chapters, organized chronologically, examine the evolution of gangster rap, its main players, and the culture that created this revolutionary music. From still-swirling conspiracy theories about the murders of Biggie and Tupac to the release of the 2015 film Straight Outta Compton, the era of gangster rap is one that fascinates music junkies and remains at the forefront of pop culture. Filled with interviews with key players such as Snoop Dogg, Ice-T, and dozens more, as well as breakout bios of notorious characters, lists, and more, The History of Gangster Rap is the be-all-end-all book that contextualizes the importance of gangster rap as a cultural phenomenon.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This book is a master class that takes the reader through the meager beginnings of gangster rap’s origins all the way to its position today as rap’s most important and impactful subgenre.” Jonathan Abrams, New York Times bestselling author

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Author Bio: Soren Baker

Author Bio: Soren Baker

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Music
Audience: Adult
Language: English