Contact High : 40 Years of Rap and Hip-hop Photography

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ONE OF AMAZON'S BEST ART & PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS 0F 2018 AN NPR AND PITCHFORK BEST MUSIC BOOK OF 2018 PICK ONE OF TIME'S 25 BEST PHOTOBOOKS OF 2018 NEW YORK TIMES, ASSOCIATED PRESS, WALLSTREET JOURNAL, ROLLING STONE, AND CHICAGO SUN HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE PICK The perfect gift for music and photography fans, an inside look at the work of hip-hop photographers told through their most intimate diaries--their contact sheets. Featuring rare outtakes from over 100 photoshoots alongside interviews and essays from industry legends, Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop takes readers on a chronological journey from old-school to alternative hip-hop and from analog to digital photography. The ultimate companion for music and photography enthusiasts, Contact High is the definitive history of hip-hop's early days, celebrating the artists that shaped the iconic album covers, t-shirts and posters beloved by hip-hop fans today. With essays from BILL ADLER, RHEA L. COMBS, FAB 5 FREDDY, MICHAEL GONZALES, YOUNG GURU, DJ PREMIER, and RZA

Details

Author(s)
Vikki Tobak
Format
Hardback | 288 pages
Dimensions
216 x 279 x 25.4mm | 2,131.88g
Publication date
16 Oct 2018
Publisher
Random House USA Inc
Imprint
CROWN PUBLISHING GROUP, DIVISION OF RANDOM HOUSE INC
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
200-250 4-colour and black-and-white photos
ISBN10
0525573887
ISBN13
9780525573883
Bestsellers rank
26,809