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Thief River Falls Public Library 921 JAY (Text) 35500004756621 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781400068920 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1400068924 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 317 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2010.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1. One eye open -- The revolutionary t-shirt -- Public service announcement (The black album) -- American Dreamin' (American gangster) -- Early this morning (unreleased) -- Honor among predators -- Coming of age (Reasonable doubt) -- Coming of age (Da sequel) (Vol. 2 ... Hard knock life) -- D'Evils (Reasonable doubt) -- Negative space -- 99 problems (The black album) -- Ignorant shit (American gangster) -- Part 2. I will not lose -- Portrait of the artist as a young star -- Most kings (unreleased) -- Success (American gangster) -- Renegade (The blueprint) -- Can I live? (Reasonable doubt) -- Balling and falling -- Fallin' (American gangster) -- Big pimpin' (Vol. 3 ... Life and times of S. Carter) -- Streets is watching (In my lifetime, Vol. 1) -- Beat the system before it beats you -- Operation corporate takeover (Mix tape freestyle) -- Moment of clarity (The black album) -- A stern discipline -- Breathe easy (Lyrical exercise) (The blueprint) -- My 1st song (The black album) -- Part 3. Politics as usual -- White America -- Young gifted and black (S. Carter collection) -- Hell yeah (Pimp the system) (Revolutionary but gangsta) -- Ears wide open -- Beware (Jay-Z remix) (Beware) -- Blue magic (American gangster) -- Cautionary tales -- This life forever (Black gangster) -- Meet the parents (The bluprint²: the lift & the curse) -- Where I'm from (In my lifetime, Vol. 1) -- Funeral parade -- Minority report (Kingdom come) -- Dynasty (Intro) (The dynasty: roc la familia) -- My president is black (unreleased) -- Part 4. Come and get me -- The voice in your head is right -- Regrets (Reasonable doubt) -- This can't be life (The dynasty: roc la familia) -- Soon you'll understand (The dynasty: roc la familia) -- Instant karma -- Beach chair (Kingdom come) -- Lucifer (The black album) -- Our life -- December 4th (The black album) -- History (unreleased).
Summary, etc.:
Decoded ... a collection of lyrics and their meanings that together tell the story of a culture, an art form, a moment in history, and one of the most provocative and successful artists of our time--Dust jacket.
Author Notes

Jay-Z (Shawn Carter) is one of the most successful hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs of all time.

Subject: Jay-Z, 1969-
Rap musicians > United States > Biography.
Rap (Music) > History and criticism.

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