- Paperback: 174 pages
- Publisher: Soft Skull Press; 3 edition (February 22, 2001)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1887128964
- ISBN-13: 978-1887128964
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 8 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (34 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,833,691 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Bomb the Suburbs Paperback – February 22, 2001
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Read his second book, No More Prisons, for a more balanced and less "desperate to be down" narrative on the state of hip hop. He matures greatly between the two books.
Much respect to Upski!
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I ordered it probably a week before christmas. I was thinking it wasnt going to make it in time but i came way sooner than i expected needless to say i will shopping with you againPublished on February 5, 2010 by I. M. Gutierrez
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hip hop is a cult. if you're not a practicing member of this cult then you probably won't enjoy this book. if you're not from chicago then you'll probably enjoy it even less. Read morePublished on October 22, 2005 by Charlie Atan
This is one of the greatest books I've ever read exploring the ideas of race and identity. Upski says things other have been afraid to. Read morePublished on September 29, 2005 by haroon
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This book was an eye-opener. Why? Because I've never seen such insightful and raw ideas on paper. Upski has gone above and beyond anything I have ever read before. Read morePublished on July 8, 2005 by Jersey Fliz