Rap-Up: The Ultimate Guide to Hip-Hop and R&B
An offshoot of the popular magazine, RAP-UP covers the history of hip-hop and R&B and places it within a broader cultural perspective, as well as delivers entertaining and illuminating profiles of its major artists and producers. It breaks down the East Coast/West Coast battles, infamous feuds, stand-out lyrics, and rap films. It also highlights the genre's pioneers and lists essential CDs. Side boxes throughout feature quizzes, interesting facts, notable dates, and top 10 lists.