How To Rap: The Art And Science Of The Hip-Hop Mc

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How To Rap: The Art And Science Of The Hip-Hop Mc

How To Rap: The Art And Science Of The Hip-Hop Mc

Clipse, Cypress Hill, Nelly, Public Enemy, Remy Ma, Schoolly D, A Tribe Called Quest, are just some of the acclaimed artists offering tips and advice in this compelling how-to. Delivering countless candid and exclusive first-person insights from interviews with more than one hundred of the most innovative artists, author Paul Edwards examines the dynamics of rap from every region and in every form--mainstream and underground, current and classic-and covers everything from content and flow to rhythm and delivery. A first-of-its-kind guide, How to Rap provides a wealth of insight and rapping lore that will benefit beginners and pros alike.Review"How to Rap is classic in an art that is just coming into a definition of itself. Everyone who wants to go to the next level needs this book, it's the inside and outside of the trade." --Nikki Giovanni, poet and one of Oprah Winfrey's 25 Living Legends"How to Rap marks a cultural coming-of-age for hip-hop -- the first comprehensive poetics of this new literary form" --?ana Gioia, poet and former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts"Filled with real tools and overflowing with inspiration... a?ood read even for nonartists interested in learning more about hip-hop creativity, personalities, and history, this offers insights into music and poetry... highly recommended" --?ibrary Journal"The most incredible feature ofHow to Rap are bar notational charts that can be used to form your rhyme, flow, and more" --On Wax Magazine"Wanna learn how to be a super MC? InHow to Rap over 100 rappers have offered their insight on the artform for aspiring wordsmiths" --XXL MagazineAbout the AuthorPaul Edwards holds a master?s degree in postmodernism, literature, and contemporary culture from University of London and has done extensive research on rappers and their creative processes, musical theories, and lyrics. ?ool G Rap is one of the most influential MCs of all time, with Eminem, Jay-Z, Big Pun, R.A. the Rugged Man, and many others citing him among their influences. Frequently on ?greatest MCs of all time? lists, he has appeared on tracks with numerous artists, including Eminem, Nas, AZ, Mobb Deep, Busta Rhymes, Big L, Ghostface Killah, and Canibus.

Specification of How To Rap: The Art And Science Of The Hip-Hop Mc

AuthorEdwards, Paul
PublisherChicago Review Press
Publication Year01-12-2009
Height5.5 inch.
Length0.8 inch.
Width8.5 inch.
Weight0.88 pounds.

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