Do Remember! The Golden Era of NYC Hip-Hop Mixtapes is the first comprehensive oral and visual history of the golden era of hip-hop mixtape culture in New York City.
From street corners to corner offices, mixtapes had a huge influence on the music industry and hip-hop culture in New York City during the late 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. Mixtapes determined which rap songs were popular in the clubs, on the radio and on the streets and influenced which artists got record deals. Mixtapes also showed which DJs had the most skills and creativity and who could make the best exclusives.
Do Remember! combines the best elements of oral histories and photographs to explore the evolution of mixtapes as a crucial part of hip-hop culture in New York City. With a comprehensive collection of rare mixtape covers, never-before-seen images, vintage tracklists and exclusive interviews with Kid Capri, Brucie B, Mister Cee, Ron G, S&S, Doo Wop, Green Lantern, Lord Finesse, Clark Kent, Bobbito, Cipha Sounds, Havoc from Mobb Deep, the late DJ Kay Slay and more, including a special foreword by Fab 5 Freddy, Do Remember! captures an era in New York City that would inspire future hip-hop generations around the world.
Title: Do Remember: The Golden Era of NYC Hip-Hop Mixtapes
Author: Evan Auerbach
Size: 206 x 257 x 31 mm
Size: 240 pages
Weight: 1134 grams