by Dan Charnas
Hardcover, 660 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $24.95 | purchase
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On this four-decade-long journey from the studios where the first rap records were made to the boardrooms where the big deals were inked, "The Big Payback" tallies the list of who lost and who won along the 40-year road to hip-hop's dominance.
December 16, 2010 A new book tells the story of hip-hop's humble beginnings, and how it morphed into the multifaceted, multibillion-dollar business it is today.
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December 9, 2010 Hip-hop music grew from the streets of Harlem and the Bronx into a multi-billion-dollar industry. Dan Charnas chronicles how hip-hop producers and entrepreneurs changed the music industry and pop culture in The Big Payback.
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