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Summary: DJay, a very smalltime streetwise Memphis hustler and pimp, lives a dead-end life at the fringes of society. Though DJay has always had a way with words, that gift has long been misused--employed to keep his 'girls' producing. A chance encounter with Key, a sound engineer, spurs DJay to find a voice and realize his long-buried dreams. Chasing his musical dream transforms DJay, but opening the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Classics 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HUS

Jay-Z

Summary: "A collection of lyrics and their meanings that together tell the story of a culture, an art form, a moment in history, and one of the most provocative and successful artists of our time"--Front cover flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 JAY

Westhoff, Ben

Summary: "A monumental, revealing narrative history about the legendary group of artists at the forefront of West Coast hip-hop: Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac Shakur,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.6 WES

Summary: Jimmy, known to his friends as Rabbit, is a young man trying to make his way out of the burned-out shell of inner-city Detroit. Rabbit is a white kid trying to make music in a predominantly African-American community and culture. After Rabbit freezes up in the midst of an MC battle, he's convinced he's missed his chance and that he's doomed to lead a marginal life as a factory rat for the rest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD 8 MIL

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA EIG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie 8 Mile 2003

Summary: After musical mogul Lucious Lyon is diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease, he must choose which of his three sons with succeed him at the legendary Empire entertainment company. The game changes when ex-wife Cookie returns from prison. This groundbreaking series features a pulsating soundtrack from legendary music hit maker Timbaland.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV EMP

Game

Contents: Intro -- On me (featuring Kendrick Lamar) -- Step up (featuring Def Loaf & Sha Sha) -- Don't trip (featuring Ice Cube, Dr. Dre & will.i.am) -- Standing on Ferraris (featuring Diddy) -- Dollar and a dream (featuring AB Soul) -- Made in America (featuring Mvrcus Blvck) -- Hashtag (featuring Jelly Roll) -- Circles (featuring Q-Tip, Eric Bellinger & Sha Sha) -- Uncle skit -- Dedicated (featuring...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Entertainment One U.S. 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP GAM

Gibbs, Freddie

Contents: Weight -- Automatic -- Death row / feat. 03 Greedo -- Triple threat -- 2 legit -- Flfm (interlude) -- Set set -- Toe tag -- FBC -- Diamonds 2 / feat. Cassie Jo Craig & Irie Jane Gibbs.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP GIB

Tech N9ne

Contents: Le horde (intro) -- Lord of weird -- N9NA -- Hit the ground running / (featuring JL & King Iso) -- Like I ain't -- Green lit / (featuring King Iso & Maez301) -- Chuki fever -- F'n do it / (featuring JL & Futuristic) -- Don't let me fall / (featuring Krizz Kaliko) -- You line! / (featuring Krizz Kaliko) -- EDI's -- Rata / (featuring Krizz Kaliko) -- F.T.I. 2.0 -- She fell -- Sink -- H.O.B. /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in NEW Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP TEC

Gucci Mane

Contents: Disc one. Trap house 3 / feat. Rick Ross (3:49) -- Mama / feat. Sickpen (4:24) -- Use me / feat, 2 Chainz (3:50) -- Nuthin on ya / feat. Wiz Kalifa (4:01) -- Hell yes (4:20) -- I heard / feat. Rich Homie Quan (3:37) -- Fuck with me (3:01) -- Thirsty (3:37) -- Can't trust her / feat. Rich Homie Quan (3:48) -- Darker / feat. Chief Keef (4:36) -- D.I.G. (Dipped in Gold) (4:12) -- Tell 'em that /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Lecrae

Summary: One of the biggest names in religious hip-hop returns with his fourth album.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Reach Records 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP LEC

NF

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Summary: NF is back with his third album in three years. Delivering the same honest lyrical content and emotion that NF has become known for, the album invites listeners into the mind of an artist who is clearly just getting started. Featuring the tracks 'One Hundred' (as heard on HBO's Ballers), 'Outro', 'Green Lights,' and the single 'Let You Down.'

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Capitol 2017

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DC Talk (Musical group)

Contents: Luv is a verb -- That kinda girl -- Greer -- Jesus is just alright -- Say the words -- WDCT -- Socially acceptable -- Free at last -- Time is -- The hardway -- 2 honks & a negro -- Lean on me -- Testimony -- I don't want it -- Will power -- Word 2 the Father -- Jesus is just alright (reprise).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: ForeFront 1992

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Edgers, Geoff

Summary: A deep exploration into the story behind "Walk This Way," Aerosmith and Run-DMC's legendary, groundbreaking rock-hip hop collaboration, describes the unlikely union that became instantly popular and launched hip hop into the mainstream.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 EDG

Macklemore

Contents: Ten thousand hours -- Can't hold us (feat. Ray Dalton) -- Thrift shop (feat. Wanz) -- Thin line (feat. Buffalo Madonna) -- Same love (feat. Mary Lambert) -- Make the money -- Neon cathedral (feat. Allen Stone) -- Bombom (feat. the Teaching) -- White walls (feat. ScHoolboy Q, Hollis) -- Jimmy Iovine (feat. Ab-Soul) -- Wings -- A wake (feat. Evan Roman) -- Gold (feat. Eighty4 Fly) -- Starting...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis LLC 2012

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NF

Contents: The search -- Leave Me alone -- Change -- My stress -- Nate -- Time -- Returns -- When I grow up -- Only (feat. Sasha Sloan) -- Let me go-- -Interlude- -- Hate myself -- I miss the days -- No excuses -- Like this -- Options -- Why -- Thinking -- Trauma.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Tunes, Call number: HOT TUNE

YG

Contents: 10 times -- Bulletproof / (featuring Jay 305) -- Handgun / (featuring A$AP Rocky) -- Suu whoop -- Can't get in Kanada -- Too cocky -- Big bank / (featuring 2 Chainz, Big Sean & Nicki Minaj) -- Power / (featuring Ty Dollar $ign) -- Slay / (featuring Quavo) -- 666 / (featuring YoungBoy Never Broke Again) -- Too brazy / (featuring Mozzy) -- Pussy money fame -- Deeper than rap -- Free the homies...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP STA

Summary: Chronicling the extraordinary life of Christopher 'The Notorious B.I.G.' Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Biggie transforms himself from a Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to a pregnant woman) to superstardom. He has to juggle the increasing demands of fatherhood, marriage, and a music career that is strife with chaos and controversy. On March 8, 1997, in Los...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NOT

Shabazz Palaces (Musical group)

Summary: The Seattle avant rap collective Shabazz Palaces creates a new sonic wave with Black Up. The first single off their release is An Echo From the Hosts That Profess Infinitum.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sub Pop 2011

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP SHA

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: Presents the history of hip-hop including, how it evolved from folktales, spirituals, and poetry, to the showmanship of James Brown, to the culture of graffiti art and breakdancing that formed around the art form.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Bee Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 782.42 WEA

Summary: MTV recently named Raury an MTV Artist to Watch. Raury is also the critics' 2015 artist to watch and has been featured in Rolling Stone s '10 New Artists You Need to Know,' Billboard's '10 Artists To Watch in 2015,' USA TODAY's '6 Artists Poised to Break Out in 2015,' and Entertainment Weekly's '6 Acts on the Verge.' He was also included in XXL's Freshman 2015 class alongside DeJ Loaf, Fetty...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK RAU

Contents: Rebirth -- Hungry man (featuring Skrillex & Crystal Caines) -- Strive (featuring Missy Elliot) -- Meet my crazy Uncle (skit) -- Psycho -- Let it bang (featuring ScHoolboy Q) -- New level (featuring Future) -- Yammy gang (featuring A$AP Mob & Tatiana Paulino -- Swipe life (featuring Rick Ross) -- Uzi gang (featuring Lil Uzi Vert & Marty Baller) -- Beautiful people (featuring Chuck D & Mama Ferg)...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RAP A$A

Contents: Colors (Ice-T) -- Six gun (44 mag. mix) (Decadent Dub Team) -- Let the rhythm run (Salt-N-Pepa) -- Raw (Big Daddy Kane) -- Paid in full (seven minutes of madness--the cold cut re-mix) (Eric B. & Rakim) -- Butcher shop (Kool G. Rap) -- Mad mad world (7A3) -- Go on girl (Roxanne Shante) -- A mind is a terrible thing to waste (M.C. Shan) -- Everywhere I go (Colors) (Rick James).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Records 1988

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM COL

Summary: As hip-hop rose from the streets of New York to become a multibillion-dollar industry, artists such as Public Enemy and De La Soul began reusing portions of previously recorded music for their songs. But when record company lawyers got involved, everything changed. Years before people started downloading and remixing music, hip-hop sampling sparked a debate about copyright, creativity, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Indiepix Films 2010

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC COP

Contents: Sex drive -- El diablo -- Hollywood whore -- Glass house -- Burning memories -- A message from the count -- Floor 13 -- Roulette -- Truck norris interlude -- Death in my pocket -- Candy -- Waste love -- 5:3666 -- I think I'm okay.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Tunes, Call number: HOT TUNE