Number of page: 240
Publisher: Harper Collins
Category: Biography & Autobiography
One of Rolling Stone’s Best Music Books of 2015From Geto Boys legend and renowned storyteller Scarface, comes a passionate memoir about how hip-hop changed the life of a kid from the south side of Houston, and how he rose to the top-and ushered in a new generation of rap dominance.
Scarface is the celebrated rapper whose hits include
- Derrick Selvy
Greatest alive him and PAC are 1-2 in my book an I can’t choose can you
- BLAKo vs blake
- Christopher Joseph
Love it, a must read for any Scarface fan..
- Rhasaan Robinson
The best ever Can’t believe j prince did Brad that dirty,when it came to the business of the music he was making for Rap a lot records? Wow, ain’t no love in the game just like the streets, face is as real as they come. And that’s why he is my top 3 favorite Emcees ever!! Great read
- Germaine Swanson
I suggest this book to everyone who is trying to rap for a record company
- Leslie Borden
NO MO NO LES Face is da greatest of all time there’s no one greater point blank with all due respect to Pac & Big
- Perfect Imperfection
Good book Nice to hear face’s story. Alot of this stuff I never knew.
- Melvin Peralta
- Lyna Evans
Diary Of A Mad Man I love the realiness of scarface.He grew upTough, like I did.But I never been in a mental hospital.His life story will touch alot of people.The sample of this book is so interesting.I know I will be buying the real deal.Keep doing what u do.Stay humble and Free.
Expanded edition of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller features 16 pages of new material including 3 new songs decoded 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
Geto Boys’ The Geto Boys
At the outset of summer in 1990 a Houston gangsta rap group called the Geto Boys was poised to debut its self titled third album under the guidance of hip hop guru Rick Rubin What might have been a low profile remix release from a little known corner of the rap universe began to make headlines when the album s distributor refused to work with the group citing its violent and depraved lyrics When The Geto Boys was finally released chain stores refused to stock it concert promoters canceled the group s performances and veteran rock critic Robert Christgau declared the group sick motherfuckers One quarter of a century later the album is considered a hardcore classic having left an immutable influence on gangsta rap horrorcore and the rise of Southern hip hop Charting the rise of the Geto Boys from the earliest days of Houston s rap scene Rolf Potts documents a moment in music history when hip hop was beginning to replace rock as the transgressive sound of American youth In creating an album that was both sonically innovative and unprecedentedly vulgar the Geto Boys were accomplishing something that went beyond music To paraphrase a sentiment from Don DeLillo this group of young men from Houston s Fifth Ward ghetto had figured out the language of being noticed which is in the end the only language America understands
Kanye West: God & Monster
Kanye West is undoubtedly one of pop culture s most divisive and fascinating characters Alongside his multimillion selling albums Kanye has also launched record labels and clothing lines and in the process become one of the most respected creative and influential artists in music today The most in depth look at West s life and career to date Novelist