60 Collage of Books in the Music / Genres & Styles / Rap & Hip Hop Category — View a list.

Click for more detail about Jay-Z: Made in America by Michael Eric Dyson
Click for more detail about Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to a Tribe Called Quest by Hanif Abdurraqib
Click for more detail about The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop by Carole Boston Weatherford
Click for more detail about The Autobiography of Gucci Mane by Gucci Mane
Click for more detail about They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us by Hanif Abdurraqib
Click for more detail about Flyboy 2: The Greg Tate Reader by Greg Tate
Click for more detail about My Voice: A Memoir by Angie Martinez
Click for more detail about Unashamed by Lecrae Moore
Click for more detail about Welcome To Death Row: The Uncensored Oral History of Death Row Records in the Words of Those Who Were There by S. Leigh Savidge
Click for more detail about CHUCK D: LYRICS OF A RAP REVOLUTIONARY by Yusuf Jah
Click for more detail about Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove by Questlove and Ben Greenman
Click for more detail about Game Over by Winter Ramos
Click for more detail about Darkest America: Black Minstrelsy From Slavery To Hip-Hop by Yuval Taylor and Jake Austen
Click for more detail about Nicki Minaj: The Woman Who Stole The World by Lynette Holloway
Click for more detail about The Psychological Covert War On Hip Hop by Professor Griff
Click for more detail about One Day It'll All Make Sense by Common
Click for more detail about Flavor Flav: The Icon The Memoir by Flava Flav
Click for more detail about My Infamous Life: The Autobiography Of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy by Albert “Prodigy” Johnson
Click for more detail about Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey by Jordan Sommers
Click for more detail about Decoded by Jay-Z
Click for more detail about Born to Use Mics: Reading Nas’s Illmatic by Michael Eric Dyson
Click for more detail about In the Heart of the Beat: The Poetry of Rap (African American Cultural Theory and Heritage) by Alexs D. Pate
Click for more detail about The 50th Law by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Robert Greene
Click for more detail about Hiding in Hip Hop: On the Down Low in the Entertainment Industry--From Music to Hollywood by Terrance Dean
Click for more detail about Raising Kanye: Life Lessons from the Mother of a Hip-Hop Superstar by Donda West and Karen Hunter
Click for more detail about Dancing With the Devil: How Puff Burned the Bad Boys of Hip-Hop by Mark Curry
Click for more detail about All About The Beat: Why Hip-Hop Can’t Save Black America by John McWhorter
Click for more detail about The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash: My Life, My Beats by Grandmaster Flash
Click for more detail about Hiding In Hip Hop: On The Down Low In The Entertainment Industry--From Music To Hollywood by Terrance Dean
Click for more detail about Somebody Scream!: Rap Music’s Rise to Prominence in the Aftershock of Black Power by Marcus Reeves
Click for more detail about It’s No Secret: From Nas to Jay-Z, from Seduction to Scandal—a Hip-Hop Helen of Troy Tells All by Carmen Bryan
Click for more detail about Born in the Bronx: A Visual Record of the Early Days of Hip Hop by Johan Kuelberg
Click for more detail about Know What I Mean?  Reflections on Hip-Hop by Michael Eric Dyson
Click for more detail about Check the Technique: Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies by Brian Coleman
Click for more detail about Pimps Up, Ho’s Down: Hip Hop’s Hold on Young Black Women by T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting
Click for more detail about To the Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip-Hop Aesthetic by William Jelani Cobb
Click for more detail about Total Chaos: The Art And Aesthetics Of Hip-Hop by Jeff Chang
Click for more detail about It’s No Secret: From Nas to Jay-Z, from Seduction to Scandal—a Hip-Hop Helen of Troy Tells All by Carmen Bryan
Click for more detail about Bling: The Hip-Hop Jewelry Book by Gabriel Tolliver and Reggie Osse
Click for more detail about Raising Hell: The Reign, Ruin, and Redemption of Run-D.M.C. and Jam Master Jay by Ronin Ro
Click for more detail about Tupac Shakur Legacy by Jamal Joseph
Click for more detail about Kanye West in the Studio:  Beats Down!  Money Up!  The Studio Years (2000 - 2006) by Jake Brown
Click for more detail about The Dead Emcee Scrolls: The Lost Teachings of Hip-Hop by Saul Williams
Click for more detail about Encyclopedia of Rap and Hip Hop Culture by Yvonne Bynoe
Click for more detail about Thru My Eyes: Thoughts on Tupac Amaru Shakur in Pictures and Words by Gobi
Click for more detail about A History of Hip-Hop: The Roots of Rap (High Five Reading) by Thomas Hatch
Click for more detail about Def Jam, Inc. : Russell Simmons, Rick Rubin, and the Extraordinary Story of the World’s Most Influential Hip-Hop Label by Stacy Gueraseva
Click for more detail about Why White Kids Love Hip Hop: Wankstas, Wiggers, Wannabes, and the New Reality of Race in America by Bakari Kitwana
Click for more detail about Hip Hop America by Nelson George
Click for more detail about Rakim Told Me: Wax Facts Straight from the Original Artists—The ’80s. by Brian Coleman
Click for more detail about Prophets of the Hood-PB by Imani Perry
Click for more detail about Scars of the Soul Are Why Kids Wear Bandages When They Don’t Have Bruises by Miles Marshall Lewis
Click for more detail about The Hip-Hop Generation: Young Blacks and the Crisis in African-American Culture by Bakari Kitwana
Click for more detail about Life And Def: Sex, Drugs, Money, + God by Russell Simmons
Click for more detail about Bad Boy: The Influence of Sean
Click for more detail about Holler If You Hear Me: Searching For Tupac Shakur by Michael Eric Dyson
Click for more detail about Fight the Power: Rap, Race, and Reality by Yusuf Jah
Click for more detail about Rap on Gangsta Rap: Who Run It?: Gangsta Rap and Visions of Black Violence by Bakari Kitwana
Click for more detail about Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America by Tricia Rose