New PDF release: 2pac vs. Biggie: An Illustrated History of Rap's Greatest

By Jeff Weiss, Evan McGarvey

ISBN-10: 1610587936

ISBN-13: 9781610587938

Hip hop icons and rap innovators, the infamous B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur proceed to steer, outline, and alter the style years after their deaths. regardless of the controversies surrounding the murders of Tupac and Biggie, finally it's their paintings that is still their greatest legacy. The song of Biggie Smalls and 2Pac has encouraged the likes of Jay-Z, Kanye, Eminem, Dr. Dre, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross and extra. The legacies of Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace—a.k.a. The infamous B.I.G. —live on.

So does their competition, one of many maximum in tune heritage. In 2pac vs. Biggie, hip hop specialists Jeff Weiss and Evan McGarvey take a completely new method of research of that contention. instead of specialise in the numerous conspiracy theories, they examine the artist as artists, dissecting the lyrics in their hits ("California Love," "All Eyez on Me," "Changes" for 2pac, "Mo funds Mo Problems," "Hypnotize," "Big Poppa" for Biggie) and lesser-known works, functionality and rhythmic types, aesthetic appearances and what these intended, rises to strength, and naturally, their lives after loss of life. The feud among 2pac and Biggie is damaged down and checked out from all new angles, bringing to mild little-known and mind-blowing aspects to every rapper's character and internal world.

Illustrated all through with pictures, memorabilia, and art encouraged by means of Tupac and Biggie, and with insert "versus" pages dissecting subject matters akin to each one artist's presence in videos, severe reception, and literary affects, this e-book is a must have for all rap and hip hop lovers.

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