The Big Payback

The History of the Business of Hip-Hop

by Dan Charnas

The Big Payback

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.

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