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Contact high : a visual history of hip-hop /

by Tobak, Vikki [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]Edition: First edition.Description: 286 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 34 cm.ISBN: 9780525573883; 0525573887.Subject(s): Photography, Artistic -- 20th century | Hip-hop -- Pictorial works | Rap (Music) -- Pictorial works | Rap musicians -- Portraits | MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Rap & Hip Hop | PHOTOGRAPHY -- Individual Photographers -- Monographs | PHOTOGRAPHY -- Subjects & Themes -- Celebrity | Pictorial works | Portraits | Illustrated works
Contents:
Introduction -- Tony Tone and Kool Herc / Joe Conzo Jr. -- The Popper / Joe Conzo Jr. -- Frosty Freeze, Rock Steady Crew / Martha Cooper -- Grandmaster Caz and JDL at Club Negril / Joe Conzo Jr. -- JDL at the Skate Key Roller Rink / Joe Conzo Jr. -- Flying High as seen on the Roots' undun / Jamel Shabazz -- Grand Mixer D. ST. / Janette Beckman -- Fab 5 Freddy / Sophie Bramly -- Mohammed at Bronx River Houses Community Center / Sophie Bramly -- Futura and Keith Haring / Sophie Bramly -- B-Girls in the Bronx / Ricky Flores -- Run-DMC / Janette Beckman -- Run-DMC and LL Cool J at the First All-Rap Spectacular / Lawrence Watson -- Roxanne Shanté / Lawrence Watson -- Salt-N-Pepa, shake your thang / Janette Beckman -- Public Enemy, it takes a nation of millions to hold us back / Glen E. Friedman -- New York street culture / Ricky Powell -- Contact sheets : freedom of choice / Bill Adler -- "Ladies of Hip-Hop" shoot for Paper Magazine / Janette Beckman -- Eric B and Rakim, follow the leader / Drew Carolan -- Easy-E and N.W.A. / Ithaka Darin Pappas -- Will Smith / Mike Miller -- EPMD, unfinished business / Janette Beckman -- Big Daddy Kane / Al Pereira -- Slick Rick / Janette Beckman -- Preserving a national treasure : hip-hop photography / Rhea L. Combs -- Public Enemy, apocolypse 91 ... the enemy strikes back / Ernie Paniccioli -- Masta Ace and Biz Markie doll / George Dubose -- A Tribe Called Quest / Janette Beckman -- Phife Dawg and A Tribe Called Quest in the studio / Al Pereira -- LL Coll J, 14 shots to the dome / Danny Clinch -- Beastie Boys, check your head / Glen E, Friedman -- Queen Latifah / Al Pereira -- Dr. Dre / Al Pereira -- Mary J. Blige / Michael Benabib -- Gang Starr, daily operation / Matt Gunther -- Message to the hip-hop world : the imagery of Gang Starr / DJ Premier -- Wu-Tamg Clan, enter the Wu-Tang (36 chambers).
Visualizing the Wu / RZA -- Snoop Dogg's first video shoot / Lisa Leone -- Tupac Shakur / Danny Clinch -- Biggie, Tupac, Redman, and Nas at Club Amazon / Al Pereira -- Biz Markie, all samples cleared / George Dubose -- Jodeci, Diary of a Mad Band / Danny Hastings -- LL Cool J / Jayson Keeling -- Big L, lifestylez ov da poor & dangerous / Danny Clinch -- Guru, jazzmatazz / Mark Humphrey -- Jazzmatazz live / Alice Arnold -- Nas, illmatic / Danny Clinch -- Nas in the studio / Lisa Leone -- Tupac Shakur, thug life / Mike Miller -- Redman, dare iz a darkside / Danny Clinch -- Aaliyah / Eddie Otchere -- Cypress Hill / Estevan Oriol -- Urban Thermo Dynamics / Jamil Gs -- RZA on the set of Gravediggaz "Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide' video / David Corio -- Gang Starr, hard to earn / Danny Hastings -- Scarface, the diary / Sheila Pree Bright -- Ol' Dirty Bastard / Brian "B+" Cross -- Goodie Mobb, Rap Pages cover shoot / Brian "B+" Cross -- The Pharcyde / Mark Humphrey -- Mobb Deep / Delphine A. Fawundu -- The Source awards / Al Pereira -- Lil' Kim and Junior M.A.F.I.A. / Danny Hastings -- Ol' Dirty Bastard on the set of the "Brooklyn zoo" music video / Sue Kwon -- Bad Boy family / Jayson Keeling -- Jay-Z's first photo shoot / Jamil Gs -- Jay-Z, Stress magazinbe cover shoot / Danny Hastings -- Tupac Shakur in Venice Beach / Mark Humphrey -- Biggie Smalls and Faith Evans / Eric Johnson -- Lauryn Hill and the Fugees / Jayson Keeling -- Ice Cube and Westside Connection, bow down / Mike Miller -- Busta Rhymes / Carl Posey -- Rakim, the 18th letter / Adger Cowans -- Biggie Smalls, life after death / Michael Lavine -- Biggie Smalls, "King of New York" / Barron Claiborne -- DMX / Carl Posey -- The Firm / Jamil Gs -- Erykah Badu, Baduizm / Marc Baptiste -- Method Man / Jerome Albertini -- Eminem, Stress management cover shoot / Jus Ske Salguero -- End of the golden era / Fab 5 Freddy -- A great day in hip-hop, XXL Magazine / Gordon Parks -- The making of "A great day in hiphop" / Michael A. Gonzales -- DMX / Mike Schreiber.
Black Star / Eddie Otchere -- Mos Def / Mike Schreiber -- Big Pun, capital punishment / Danny Hastings -- Eminem / Armen Djerrahian -- The Neptunes / Jerome Albertini -- Pharoahe Monch / Eddie Otchere -- Cash Money / Eric Johnson -- Mos Def / Armen Djerrahian -- Outkast, stankonia / Michawl Lavine -- Wu-Tang Clan / Jerome Albertini -- Eve / Eric Johnson -- Erykah Badu / Eric Johnson -- Aaliyah / Eric Johnson -- Cam'ron, come home with me / Eric Johnson -- Kanye West's first photo shoot / Nabil Elderkin -- Kanye West, the college dropout / Danny Clinch -- André 3000 / Janette Beckman -- Jay-Z / Armen Djerrahian -- MF Doom and Madlib, madvillainy / Eric Coleman and Jeff Jank -- J Dilla / Brian "B+" Cross and Eric Coleman -- Pharrell Williams / Melodie McDaniel -- 50 Cent at Mister Cartoon's tattoo shop -- The Game / Patrick Hoelck -- Kool Keith / Trevor Traynor -- Snoop Dogg / Mike Miller -- Fat Joe / Ray Lego -- Kendrick Lamar / Jorge Peniche -- Jay-Z / Danny Clinch -- Nicki Minaj / Angela Boatwright -- DJ Quik and Suga Free / Jorge Peniche -- Kid Cudi / Ray Lego -- Tyler, the Creator / Jorge Peniche -- Gucci Mane on the Set of the "Shooters" video / Cam Kirk -- A$AP Rocky, Long.live. A$AP.
Summary: "[This] is 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 photo shoots alongside interviews and essays from industry legends, this gorgeous book 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 a definitive history of hip-hop's early days, celebrating the artists who shaped the iconic album covers, T-shirts, and posters beloved by rap and hip-hop fans today"--Page facing half-title page.
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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
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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

Includes index.

Introduction -- Tony Tone and Kool Herc / Joe Conzo Jr. -- The Popper / Joe Conzo Jr. -- Frosty Freeze, Rock Steady Crew / Martha Cooper -- Grandmaster Caz and JDL at Club Negril / Joe Conzo Jr. -- JDL at the Skate Key Roller Rink / Joe Conzo Jr. -- Flying High as seen on the Roots' undun / Jamel Shabazz -- Grand Mixer D. ST. / Janette Beckman -- Fab 5 Freddy / Sophie Bramly -- Mohammed at Bronx River Houses Community Center / Sophie Bramly -- Futura and Keith Haring / Sophie Bramly -- B-Girls in the Bronx / Ricky Flores -- Run-DMC / Janette Beckman -- Run-DMC and LL Cool J at the First All-Rap Spectacular / Lawrence Watson -- Roxanne Shanté / Lawrence Watson -- Salt-N-Pepa, shake your thang / Janette Beckman -- Public Enemy, it takes a nation of millions to hold us back / Glen E. Friedman -- New York street culture / Ricky Powell -- Contact sheets : freedom of choice / Bill Adler -- "Ladies of Hip-Hop" shoot for Paper Magazine / Janette Beckman -- Eric B and Rakim, follow the leader / Drew Carolan -- Easy-E and N.W.A. / Ithaka Darin Pappas -- Will Smith / Mike Miller -- EPMD, unfinished business / Janette Beckman -- Big Daddy Kane / Al Pereira -- Slick Rick / Janette Beckman -- Preserving a national treasure : hip-hop photography / Rhea L. Combs -- Public Enemy, apocolypse 91 ... the enemy strikes back / Ernie Paniccioli -- Masta Ace and Biz Markie doll / George Dubose -- A Tribe Called Quest / Janette Beckman -- Phife Dawg and A Tribe Called Quest in the studio / Al Pereira -- LL Coll J, 14 shots to the dome / Danny Clinch -- Beastie Boys, check your head / Glen E, Friedman -- Queen Latifah / Al Pereira -- Dr. Dre / Al Pereira -- Mary J. Blige / Michael Benabib -- Gang Starr, daily operation / Matt Gunther -- Message to the hip-hop world : the imagery of Gang Starr / DJ Premier -- Wu-Tamg Clan, enter the Wu-Tang (36 chambers).

Visualizing the Wu / RZA -- Snoop Dogg's first video shoot / Lisa Leone -- Tupac Shakur / Danny Clinch -- Biggie, Tupac, Redman, and Nas at Club Amazon / Al Pereira -- Biz Markie, all samples cleared / George Dubose -- Jodeci, Diary of a Mad Band / Danny Hastings -- LL Cool J / Jayson Keeling -- Big L, lifestylez ov da poor & dangerous / Danny Clinch -- Guru, jazzmatazz / Mark Humphrey -- Jazzmatazz live / Alice Arnold -- Nas, illmatic / Danny Clinch -- Nas in the studio / Lisa Leone -- Tupac Shakur, thug life / Mike Miller -- Redman, dare iz a darkside / Danny Clinch -- Aaliyah / Eddie Otchere -- Cypress Hill / Estevan Oriol -- Urban Thermo Dynamics / Jamil Gs -- RZA on the set of Gravediggaz "Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide' video / David Corio -- Gang Starr, hard to earn / Danny Hastings -- Scarface, the diary / Sheila Pree Bright -- Ol' Dirty Bastard / Brian "B+" Cross -- Goodie Mobb, Rap Pages cover shoot / Brian "B+" Cross -- The Pharcyde / Mark Humphrey -- Mobb Deep / Delphine A. Fawundu -- The Source awards / Al Pereira -- Lil' Kim and Junior M.A.F.I.A. / Danny Hastings -- Ol' Dirty Bastard on the set of the "Brooklyn zoo" music video / Sue Kwon -- Bad Boy family / Jayson Keeling -- Jay-Z's first photo shoot / Jamil Gs -- Jay-Z, Stress magazinbe cover shoot / Danny Hastings -- Tupac Shakur in Venice Beach / Mark Humphrey -- Biggie Smalls and Faith Evans / Eric Johnson -- Lauryn Hill and the Fugees / Jayson Keeling -- Ice Cube and Westside Connection, bow down / Mike Miller -- Busta Rhymes / Carl Posey -- Rakim, the 18th letter / Adger Cowans -- Biggie Smalls, life after death / Michael Lavine -- Biggie Smalls, "King of New York" / Barron Claiborne -- DMX / Carl Posey -- The Firm / Jamil Gs -- Erykah Badu, Baduizm / Marc Baptiste -- Method Man / Jerome Albertini -- Eminem, Stress management cover shoot / Jus Ske Salguero -- End of the golden era / Fab 5 Freddy -- A great day in hip-hop, XXL Magazine / Gordon Parks -- The making of "A great day in hiphop" / Michael A. Gonzales -- DMX / Mike Schreiber.

Black Star / Eddie Otchere -- Mos Def / Mike Schreiber -- Big Pun, capital punishment / Danny Hastings -- Eminem / Armen Djerrahian -- The Neptunes / Jerome Albertini -- Pharoahe Monch / Eddie Otchere -- Cash Money / Eric Johnson -- Mos Def / Armen Djerrahian -- Outkast, stankonia / Michawl Lavine -- Wu-Tang Clan / Jerome Albertini -- Eve / Eric Johnson -- Erykah Badu / Eric Johnson -- Aaliyah / Eric Johnson -- Cam'ron, come home with me / Eric Johnson -- Kanye West's first photo shoot / Nabil Elderkin -- Kanye West, the college dropout / Danny Clinch -- André 3000 / Janette Beckman -- Jay-Z / Armen Djerrahian -- MF Doom and Madlib, madvillainy / Eric Coleman and Jeff Jank -- J Dilla / Brian "B+" Cross and Eric Coleman -- Pharrell Williams / Melodie McDaniel -- 50 Cent at Mister Cartoon's tattoo shop -- The Game / Patrick Hoelck -- Kool Keith / Trevor Traynor -- Snoop Dogg / Mike Miller -- Fat Joe / Ray Lego -- Kendrick Lamar / Jorge Peniche -- Jay-Z / Danny Clinch -- Nicki Minaj / Angela Boatwright -- DJ Quik and Suga Free / Jorge Peniche -- Kid Cudi / Ray Lego -- Tyler, the Creator / Jorge Peniche -- Gucci Mane on the Set of the "Shooters" video / Cam Kirk -- A$AP Rocky, Long.live. A$AP.

"[This] is 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 photo shoots alongside interviews and essays from industry legends, this gorgeous book 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 a definitive history of hip-hop's early days, celebrating the artists who shaped the iconic album covers, T-shirts, and posters beloved by rap and hip-hop fans today"--Page facing half-title page.

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