Empire State of Mind
by Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
The Nightmare and The Dream: Nas, Jay-Z, and the History of Conflict in African American Culture (2008)
Dax-Devlon Ross intelligently explores the ties between the Nas-Jay-Z conflict and historical trends in African American cultures of conflict.
The Library of Hip-Hop Biographies presents the life and times of Shawn Carter. Perfect for classrooms.