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    Check the Technique: Volume 2: More Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies (Check the Technique) (Paperback) By (author) Brian Coleman, By (author) Adam Mansbach

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    DescriptionTwenty-Five classic albums from the 1980s and '90s are lovingly and extensively profiled by acclaimed rap journalist Brian Coleman in this impressive volume, making it mandatory reading for all Hip-Hop junkies. Think you know something about the history of this revolutionary American art form? Think again - you'll be left wondering how you lived without this resource until now. Coleman digs deep and finds the whys and wherefores, providing not only incredible context for each album, but direct access to the minds of their creators. Over the course of twenty-five chapters, more than 80 interviews and the dissection of 325 seminal tracks, this book will provide years of fact-checking enjoyment. Featuring interviews with, and analysis of tracks by: Ice Cube, Naughty by Nature, Mos Def & Talib Kweli, 3rd Bass, Raekwon, The Coup, Kool G Rap & DJ Polo, Mantronix, Black Sheep, Smif-N-Wessun, Dr. Octagon, Stetsasonic, Gravediggaz, Company Flow and 11 more.


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    Title
    Check the Technique: Volume 2
    Subtitle
    More Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brian Coleman, By (author) Adam Mansbach
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 600
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 238 mm
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780990307600
    ISBN 10: 0990307603
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.7
    BIC E4L: MUS
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: AVS
    Ingram Subject Code: MU
    B&T General Subject: 540
    LC classification: ML
    BIC subject category V2: AVGR
    Abridged Dewey: 781
    BISAC V2.8: MUS031000
    Libri: HIPH5000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15890
    DC23: 781.649
    Thema V1.0: AVS, AVLP
    Illustrations note
    350 b/w
    Publisher
    Wax Facts Press
    Imprint name
    Wax Facts Press
    Publication date
    01 November 2014
    Publication City/Country
    MA