The ‘Ultimate’ Stocking Stuffer

Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer? Then look no further than Rap-Up‘s first book, Rap-Up: The Ultimate Guide to Hip-Hop and R&B (Grand Central Publishing/Hachette Book Group), a handbook to the past 20 years of the revolutionary music that transformed pop culture, with a foreword by the rapper with the current No. 1 single in the country, T.I.

Get your copy at Barnes & Noble, Borders, and other bookstores nationwide or on Amazon. At only $16 (and $12 on Amazon), Rap-Up makes the perfect holiday gift for the hip-hop lover in your life. Read what the critics are saying…

“In the past twenty-years there have been many historians who’ve captured the birth and re-birth of hip-hop and R&B, but [Rap-Up‘s] authors have taken their time to create the ultimate guide to the tumultuous art form in their newest book.”

“An intro from T.I. certainly lends heft to this guide from the founders and editors of Rap-Up.”
–The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“This guide gives you everything you need to know about the genre with history, battles, profiles on ‘the new new school’ and more.”
–OK! Magazine

“This may just be the last hip-hop guide you’ll ever need.”
–Right On!

“The human encyclopedia of hip-hop.”
–New York Daily News

“Fans will find the book crammed with biographical and recording details, plus indispensable nuggets of trivia such as the pop quiz.”
–Los Angeles Daily News