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The Resource The big payback : the history of the business of hip-hop, Dan Charnas

The big payback : the history of the business of hip-hop, Dan Charnas

Label
The big payback : the history of the business of hip-hop
Title
The big payback
Title remainder
the history of the business of hip-hop
Statement of responsibility
Dan Charnas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • On this four-decade-long journey from the studios where the first rap records were made to the boardrooms where the big deals were inked, "The Big Payback" tallies the list of who lost and who won along the 40-year road to hip-hop's dominance
  • The "epic story" (Jeff Chang, author of Can't Stop, Won't Stop) of hip-hop's rise from street culture to global industry-and of the people who worked to make it happen.The Big Payback takes us from the first fifteen dollarsmade by a "rapping DJ" in 1970s New York to the recent multi-million-dollar sales of the Phat Farm and Roc-a-Wear clothing companies in 2004 and 2007. On this four decade-long journey from the studios where the first rap records were made to the boardrooms where the big deals were done, The Big Payback tallies the list of who lost and who won. Read the secret histories of the early long-shot successes of Sugar Hill Records and Grandmaster Flash, Run DMC's crossover breakthrough on MTV, the marketing of gangsta rap, and the rise of artist/ entrepreneurs like Jay-Z and Sean "Diddy" Combs. 300 industry veterans-well-known giants like Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons, the founders of Def Jam; and key insiders like Gerald Levin, the embattled former TimeWarner chief-gave their stories to renowned hip-hop journalist Dan Charnas, who provides a compelling, never-before seen, myth-debunking view into the victories, defeats, corporate clashes and street battles along the 40-year road to hip-hop's dominance
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Charnas, Dan
Dewey number
  • 306.4/84249
  • 338.4778
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3918.R37
LC item number
C52 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rap (Music)
  • Hip-hop
  • Sound recording industry
  • Music trade
  • Hip-hop
  • Music trade
  • Rap (Music)
  • Sound recording industry
Label
The big payback : the history of the business of hip-hop, Dan Charnas
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Note from the author -- Number runners -- Genius of rap -- The beat box -- Hip-hop nation -- Where hip-hop lives -- Cops & rappers -- Keeping it real -- An American dream -- Epilogue: Harlem, November 4, 2008
Control code
ocn426803687
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 660 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780451234780
Lccn
2010016062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The big payback : the history of the business of hip-hop, Dan Charnas
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Note from the author -- Number runners -- Genius of rap -- The beat box -- Hip-hop nation -- Where hip-hop lives -- Cops & rappers -- Keeping it real -- An American dream -- Epilogue: Harlem, November 4, 2008
Control code
ocn426803687
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 660 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780451234780
Lccn
2010016062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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