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The best reward for track and pictures lovers, an inside of have a look at the paintings of hip-hop photographers informed via their such a lot intimate diaries—their touch sheets.
That includes uncommon outtakes from over 100 photoshoots along interviews and essays from trade legends, Contact Top: A Visible Historical past of Hip-Hop takes readers on a chronological adventure from vintage-faculty to selection hip-hop and from analog to virtual pictures. Without equal spouse for track and pictures lovers, Contact Top is the definitive Historical past of hip-hop’s early days, celebrating the artists that formed the enduring album covers, t-shirts and posters loved by means of hip-hop lovers lately.
With essays from BILL ADLER, RHEA L. COMBS, FAB 5 FREDDY, MICHAEL GONZALES, YOUNG GURU, DJ PREMIER, and RZA