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Dan Charnas: The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip Hop (2010)

A new book probing the question that has probably disturbed Lupe Fiasco the most in his career: how can hip-hop integrity reconcile itself to hip-hop profitability?

S. Craig Watkins: Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement (2006)

An overview of the issues faced by the so-called hip-hop generation that analyzes both the history and the future of hip-hop as a movement.

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