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Format:
Book
Author:
Title:
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2010.
Description:
317 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Decoded ... 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--Dust jacket.
Subjects:
LCCN:
2010015063
ISBN:
9781400068920 (alk. paper)
1400068924 (alk. paper)
Other Number:
606235293
System Availability:
1
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
1
Control Number:
232757
Call Number:
791.43028 JAY
# Local items in:
0
# System items in:
0
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Fiction/Biography Profile
Genre
NonFiction
Arts
Topics
Rap music
Rap musicians
Hip Hop music
Hip Hop culture
African Americans
Entertainers
Celebrities
Setting
- United States
Time Period
-- 20th-21st century
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Rapper/mogul Jay-Z presents the lyrics to 36 of his songs, and provides their fuller autobiographical and cultural context. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
Summary
Decoded is a book like no other: 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.<br> <br> "Hip-hop's renaissance man drops a classic. . . . Heartfelt, passionate and slick."-- Kirkus, starred review
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