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I've got a number of books on Hip-Hop and many of them are disappointing, mainly because they are often too academic or they don't really deal with Hip-Hop all that much (often they're more about politics, multiculturalism, etc).
This book is different though - it's one of the very few books that actually goes straight to the rappers themselves and gets them to talk about their craft.
It is essentially a very in depth behind-the-scenes look at the art of rapping and is around 95 per cent in the rappers' own words, and so many different rappers from all styles of Hip-Hop are interviewed - pioneers, mainstream, underground, today's lyricists.
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