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American popular music; rhythm & blues, rap, and hip-hop.


American popular music; rhythm & blues, rap, and hip-hop.

Hoffmann, Frank.

Facts On File, Inc.


332 pages




For students in grades nine and up as well as general readers, this volume is part of an eight-volume introductory encyclopedia. It features alphabetically arranged entries on rhythm and blues, rap, and hip-hop artists, styles, songwriters, labels, radio stations, disc jockeys, producers, and arrangers in America. Hoffmann (library science, Sam Houston State U.) provides information on topics ranging from the Bee Gees, Mariah Carey, Luther Vandross, disco, and funk to Motown, Louis Jordan, Kanye West, and Death Row Records. A discography of recommended reading is included.

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Date:Feb 1, 2006
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