Hardcore Rap

Hardcore Rap

by Arion Berger (Author), Bruce Ramsay (Author)


This title documents the fusion of metal, punk and hip-hop, sometimes known as rapcore . From urban skater-kids to suburban teens this music genre has gathered devoted fans from the broadest spectrum to become the voice for a post-grunge generation. This raw sound dominates the charts and its success has propelled bands such as Limp Bizkit, Eminem, Kid Rock, Shotyz Groove, 311, Rage Against the Machine, Korn and others to become some of the hottest groups in the world. This book looks at the lives and talents behind the headlines.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
Publisher: Boxtree Ltd
Published: 09 Nov 2001

ISBN 10: 0752261894
ISBN 13: 9780752261898

Author Bio
Arion Berger is a contributing writer and music critic for Rolling Stone and Esquire amongst other popular culture magazines. She is the author of liner notes for various Voyager/Criterion and Time/Life CD packages. She lives in Washington D.C. Bruce Ramsay is the cover director for Newsweek magazine. Ramsay is the former art director for Spin and Lear's. He lives in New York City.