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Author Lewis, Miles Marshall, 1970- author.

Title Promise that you will sing about me : the power and poetry of Kendrick Lamar / Miles Marshall Lewis.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  782.42 LEWIS    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  780.92 LAM    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  782.42164 LAMAR    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Teen  TEEN 782.4216 LEWIS    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 256 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Ronald Reagan Era -- Hood Politics -- Loyalty -- All the Stars -- The Spiteful Chant -- DNA -- m.A.A.d city -- Kendrick Chorus.
Summary "From pop culture critic and music journalist Miles Marshall Lewis comes a book about the power and poetry of Kendrick Lamar! Kendrick Lamar is one of the most influential rappers, songwriters and record producers of his generation. Widely known for his incredible lyrics and powerful music, he is regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time. Promise That You Will Sing About Me explores Kendrick Lamar's life, his roots, his music, his lyrics, and how he has shaped the musical landscape of this generation. With incredible graphic design, quotes, lyrics and commentary from Ta-Nehisi Coates, Alicia Garza and more, this book provides an in-depth look at how Kendrick came to be who he is today, his world, how he creates his lyrics and music, and how he revolutionizes the music industry from the inside"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Lamar, Kendrick, 1987- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Rap (Music) -- History and criticism.
MUSIC / History & Criticism.
Rap (Music) (OCoLC)fst01089951
Genre/Form Biography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
ISBN 9781250231680 (hardcover)
125023168X (hardcover)
9781250231697 (ebook)
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