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    Beastie Boys BookMichael Diamond/Adam HorovitzFaber & Faber
    Formed as a New York City hardcore band in 1981, Beastie Boys struck an unlikely path to global hip-hop superstardom. Here is their story, told for the...
    3 KingsDiddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, and Hip-Hop's Multibillion-Dollar RiseLittle, Brown and Company
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!!!Tracing the careers of hip-hop's three most dynamic stars, this deeply reported history brilliantly...
    Public EnemyInside the TerrordomeOverlook Omnibus
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!!!Since the group’s early career in 1982, Public Enemy has been the most musically and politically...
    Original GangstasThe Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast RapHachette Books
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF!!!!In the late 80s, a group of high school dropouts, drug dealers, and ex-cons spoke out against racial injustice and...
    TrickyHell Is Round The CornerBlink
    Tricky is one of the most original music artists to emerge from the UK in the past 30 years. His signature sound, coupled with deep, questioning lyrics,...
    Old School Rap and Hip-HopChris Woodstra, John Bush, Stephen Thomas ErlewineBackbeat Books
    The real old school
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    Kanye WestGod and MonsterOmnibus Press
    CURRENTLY £30 ON AMAZON!God & monster: Nutter or genius - u decideThis biography, the most in-depth look at Kanye's life and career to date, lifts the...
    We B* GirlzPhotographs by Martha CooperpowerHouse Books
    In 1985, B-Boys were all the rage, but where were the girls? Fast-forward twenty years for the answer: We B*Girlz, a lively look at the hot and happenin’...
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    Parental Discretion Is AdvisedThe Rise of N.W.A and the Dawn of Gangsta RapAtria Books
    USA HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF!!!!Discover the stunning rise, fall, and legacy of N.W.A, one of America’s most revered and iconic enduring music groups, who...
    Hip Hop: The Complete Archivesby Steven Hager
    Early rap text - good book!
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    Chuck D PresentsThis Day in Rap and Hip-Hop HistoryCassell
    NEARLY 70% OFF!!! WICKED USA HARDBACK NEW BOOK NICE TEXT NICE GRAPHIXThis massive compendium details the most iconic moments and influential songs in the...
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    RawMy Journey Into the Wu-TangPicador
    Import USA Hardback edition book OVER 60% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! The explosive, never-before-told story behind the historicrise of the Wu-Tang Clan,...
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    Once upon a time in ShaolinThe Untold Story of the Wu-Tang Clan's Million-Dollar Secret Album, the Devaluation of Music, and America's New Public Enemy No. 1Flat Iron Books
    Import USA Hardback edition book OVER 60% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!A surreal tale of secret recordings, the Wu-Tang Clan, baffled customs agents, the...
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    Wild DayzPhotos by BeezerTangent Books
    As a photographer Beezer was in a unique position in Bristol in the 1980s. Close friends with the Wild Bunch (later to become Massive Attack) and other...
    Back In The Days Photographs By Jamel ShabazzpowerHouse Books
    Amazing, genius photographs of New York hip-hop fashion and culture taken by Jamel Shabazz between 1980 and 1989. Intro by Fab Five Freddy. As stylish...
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    Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called QuestBy Hanif AbdurraqibUniversity of Texas Press
    Poet and essayist Hanif Abdurraqib digs into A Tribe Called Quest's history and draws from his own experience to reflect on how their distinctive sound...
    Signifying RappersBy David Foster Wallace & Mark CostelloPenguin
    PAPERBACK BOOK ONLY £5!!!!Signifying Rappers is an old-school classic from David Foster Wallace and his friend and room-mate Mark Costello, first published...
    Diary of a MadmanThe Geto Boys, Life, Death, and the Roots of Southern RapDey St.
    AMERICAN IMPORT HARDBACK 60% OFF! From Geto Boys legend and renowned storyteller Scarface, comes a passionate memoir about how hip-hop changed the life...
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    Mo' Meta BluesThe World According to QuestloveHachette Books
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK - CHEAP!!! MO' META BLUES is a punch-drunk-on-culture memoir in which Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson tells his own story while tackling...
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    Beats to the RhymeA Collection of Instrumental Hip-Hop Records for the Beat ConnoisseurGingko Press
    USA IMPORT DIE CUT COVER HARDBACK BOOK 60% OFF Original price! COMES WITH FREE CD!In this book, instrumental Hip-Hop records from the obscure depths of...
    Back in the Days Coloring Bookby Jamel ShabazzPowerhouse books
    How cool is this? Jamel Shazazz's iconic hip-hop photos made into a colouring book!
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    Rap-UpThe Ultimate Guide To Hip-Hop and R&BGrand Central Publishing
    s/hand paperback original
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    Raising Hell: The Reign, Ruin, and Redemption of "Run-D.M.C." and Jam Master Jayby Ronin RoAmistad
    Hip-hop fans of all ages will delight in this gripping tale of sex, drugs and rock n'rap. Secondhand USA paperback book ex library w/stamps.
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    AutografNew York City's Graffiti WriterspowerHouse Books
    A never-before-seen chronicle of the people and places that populate New York’s famed graf scene. Featuring old-school legends FUTURA, STAY HIGH 149,...
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    The Dirty VersionOn Stage, in the Studio, and in the Streets with Ol' Dirty BastardDey St.
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK - CHEAP!!! On the tenth anniversary of his death, The Dirty Version is the first biography of hip hop superstar and founding...
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    Snoop DoggReincarnatedRizzoli
    DELUXE LARGE FORMAT USA HARDBACK BOOK - 60% OFF!!! Snoop Dogg in Jamaica - crazy - visiting Maroons, Nyabinghi temples, dancehalls and more! Photos and...
    TimbalandThe Emperor Of SoundAmistad
    USA PAPERBACK IMPORT - cheap!In The Emperor of Sound, Timbaland offers fans an unprecedented look into his life and work. Completely uncensored and totally...
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    Suge KnightThe Rise, Fall, and Rise of Death Row RecordsColossus Books
    £7.99 here on £9.99 on Amazon!USA import hardback bookA hard hitting study of one man, Suge Knight, and one company, Death Row Records, that changed...
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    Tag TownThe Evolution Of New York Graffiti Writing 1963-1982Dokument Forlag
    With photos dating back to the 60's, 'Tag Town' introduces us to the origins of New York style graffiti. Tags and pieces share a common heritage and by...
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    Art & Sound Of The Bristol UndergroundBy Chris Burton and Gary ThompsonTangent Books
    Chris Burton and Gary Thompson have compiled a fascinating collection of flyers advertising secret parties on the Bristol circuit in the 80s and conducted...
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    Rollin' with Dre: The Unauthorized Account: An Insider's Tale of the Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of West Coast Hip Hopby Bruce WilliamsBallentine Books
    £17.99 retail, £6.99 here!AMERICAN USA HARDBACK BOOKDre, Suge Knight, Tupac, Snoop, Death Row - what could go wrong?
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    Talking 'Bout Your MamaThe Dozens, Snaps, And The Deep Roots Of RapOxford University Press
    Import USA Paperback edition book From Two Live Crew's controversial comedy to Ice Cube's gangsta styling and the battle rhymes of a streetcorner cypher,...
    Can't Stop Won't StopA History of the Hip-Hop GenerationEbury Press
    Absolutely essential book telling the story of hip-hop from an informed and informative point of view. Historical, cultural and social context gives this...
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    Seconds Of My LifePhotographs By Jamel ShabazzpowerHouse Books
    More stunning pics from the man who brought you the classic hip-hop photo books, 'A TIme Before Crack' and 'Back in the Day'. 'Seconds of My Life', Shabazz's...
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    Martha Cooper, Henry ChalfantSubway ArtThames & Hudson Ltd
    In 1984, photographers Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant captured the imagination of a generation with Subway Art, a groundbreaking book documenting the...
    The Birth Of GraffitiA Photographic History By Jon NaarPrestel
    For all the books on Graffiti that are in bookshops around the world, The Birth Of Graffiti stands amongst a very small band of publications that really...
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    A Time Before CrackPhotographs By Jamel ShabazzpowerHouse Books
    A beautiful book with wicked colour photographs that breathe life. Presents portraits and scenes of New York street life from the mid-70s to mid-80s, focusing...
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    Egyptian Lover1983-1988Stones Throw
    Egyptian Lover played an essential role in West Coast hip-hop in the 1980s and Stones Throw offer props to this legend with this new anthology...
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      The Boom Box Project : The Machines, the Music, and the Rise of Hip-HopSpike Lee, Lyle OwerkoAbrams
      This book is the bomb!Wicked photos and related boombox mania. Seriously it's wicked.  Description: On the heels of the graffiti renaissance comes...
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      The Art Behind The TapeBy DJ MarsAxiom Blue Corp.
      The first book dedicated to the Mixtape culture, compiling a collection of interviews and artwork compiled by DJ Mars. 
      Freight Train GraffitiRoger Gastman, Darin Rowland and Ian Sattler Harry N. Abrams
      AMAZON PRICE £22.10 Jul 2015 Freight Train Graffiti is the first comprehensive insight into a subset of the graffiti world that has become the...
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      Freddy Fresh PresentsThe Rap Records Second Edition RevisedNerby Publishing
      The new expanded 2nd Revised edition of the famed reference book 'Freddy Fresh Presents The Rap Records' is available as a special limited edition print...
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      Brian Coleman Check The Technique V.2Wax Facts
      **LIMITED SIGNED COPIES BY BRIAN COLEMAN** The author of "Rakim Told Me", Brian Coleman returns  with his latest book "Check The Technique V.2"...
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      The Games Black Girls PlayLearning The Ropes From Double-Dutch To Hip-HopNew York University Press
      When we think of African American popular music, our first thought is probably not of double-dutch: girls bouncing between two twirling ropes, keeping...
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      The DozensA History Of Rap's MamaOxford University Press
      Elijah Wald's book looks at the tradition of African American street rhyming and verbal combat that ruled urban neighborhoods long before rap: the viciously...
      Wild Style The SamplerThe SamplerpowerHouse Books
      FANTASTIC BOOK! In conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the seminal hip-hop film, powerHouse Books released this book WILD STYLE: THE SAMPLER! Before...
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      Graffiti NYCBy Hugo Martinez with Photos by NatoPrestel
      New York City is where the quintessential contemporary people's art of graffiti was born. The top "writers" go "all city" when their tags can be...
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      Houston Rap Tapes Lance Scott Walker Sinecure
      Houston Rap Tapes is the companion to Houston Rap, Peter Beste's intimate photo book on this important hip hop culture. Houston Rap Tapes complements...
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