Born To Use Mics: Reading Nas's ILLMATIC

Hip-Hop Professor,  Dr. Dyson has written a book about Nas, one of NYC's most valuable emcees. Dr. Dyson is known for quoting rap lyrics when he speaks, a hip-hop head who wants to bring hip-hop into the classroom. Godfather aka El Padrino to the Circa '95 show- Mr. Bobbito Garcia is also included in the book sharing his experience with Nas.  I can't wait to pick this book up and read about Nas!

Here’s the description of Born to Use Mics: Reading Nas’ Illmatic.........

From the moment then nineteen-year-old Nasir “Nas” Jones began recording tracks for his debut album the hip-hop world was forever changed. Released in 1994, Illmatic, was hailed as a masterpiece and is one of the most influential albums in hip-hop history. In Born to Use Mics, Michael Eric Dyson and Sohail Daulatzai have brought together the brightest minds to reflect upon and engage one of the most incisive sets of songs ever laid down on wax.

I can't wait for this book!  It hit the shelves December 28 just in time for the Holidays...
(FYI: you can preorder it on Amazon now for only $12 - click here )

Shout out to my peoples at www.DaLeak.Com for doing a post about this as well!!  we all in this together sharing hip-hop with the world !


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