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10 books about hip-hop

Pick up one of these featured titles on hip-hop in March 2021.

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There are hundreds of books published on hip-hop. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.
The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song From Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed cover

240 pages

$17.95

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The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song From Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed by Shea Serrano

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop (CLARKSON POTTER) cover

288 pages

$27.27

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Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop (CLARKSON POTTER) by Vikki Tobak

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

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The Rose That Grew From Concrete cover

176 pages

$10.29

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The Rose That Grew From Concrete by Tupac Shakur

Publisher: MTV Books

The History of Gangster Rap: From Schoolly D to Kendrick Lamar cover

304 pages

$20.72

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The History of Gangster Rap: From Schoolly D to Kendrick Lamar by Soren Baker

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop--and Why It Matters cover

320 pages

$16.31

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The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop--and Why It Matters by Tricia Rose

Publisher: Civitas Books

The Tao of Wu cover

224 pages

$12.99

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The Tao of Wu by The RZA

Publisher: Riverhead Books

Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation (PICADOR USA) cover

546 pages

$17.49

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Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation (PICADOR USA) by Jeff Chang

Publisher: Picador

Hip Hop at the End of the World: The Photography of Brother Ernie (UNIVERSE) cover

304 pages

$36.00

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Hip Hop at the End of the World: The Photography of Brother Ernie (UNIVERSE) by Ernest Paniccioli

Publisher: Universe

The Complete Rhyming Dictionary: Including The Poet's Craft Book cover

720 pages

$7.64

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The Complete Rhyming Dictionary: Including The Poet's Craft Book by Clement Wood

Publisher: Dell

The History of Hip Hop cover

110 pages

$11.99

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The History of Hip Hop by Eric Reese

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

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