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Run-DMC: The Essential Run-DMC

The title is right about 50 percent of the time.

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Ten Notable Holiday Songs of the Past 30 Years

These ten songs from the past 30 years are notable for being gifts that keep on giving.

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I Still Love H.E.R. (And So Should Everyone Else)

One surprisingly successful technique for converting hip-hop haters and deepening the existing fan's love for the culture is to expose them to "old school hip-hop".

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Rick Rubin: In the Studio, by Jake Brown

Part of my antagonism toward this book stems from my feeling that it’s not so much as “written” as it is “researched”.

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These Are the Breaks: The Motown Sound's Influence on Hip-Hop Sampling

For any influential group in the hip-hop game, specifically in the early 1990s, Motown's stamp of approval and its variety of subsidiaries were undeniably influential.

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Songs in the Key of Rap

The relationship between singing and rapping has had a transforming effect on hip-hoppers and singers alike.

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Run DMC: Live at Montreux 2001 [DVD]

This DVD is at once a rocking concert experience and a sweet tribute to the late, great Jay.

Meremu C.
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The Show (1995)

'Hip-hop to me,' says Dr. Dre, 'is a way out.'"

Cynthia Fuchs
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