Contact High

A Visual History of Hip-Hop
Product Number: EB00719740
Released: Oct 16, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780525573890
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
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An inside look at the work of hip-hop photographers told through their most intimate diaries—their contact sheets. Featuring rare outtakes from over 100 photoshoots alongside interviews and essays from industry legends, Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop takes readers on a chronological journey from old-school to alternative hip-hop and from analog to digital photography. The ultimate companion for music and photography enthusiasts, Contact High is the definitive history of hip-hop's early days, celebrating the artists that shaped the iconic album covers, t-shirts and posters beloved by hip-hop fans today. With essays from BILL ADLER, RHEA L. COMBS, FAB 5 FREDDY, MICHaeL GONZALES, YOUNG GURU, DJ PREMIER, and RZA

Author(s): Vikki Tobak, Questlove
Original Publish Date: Oct 16, 2018

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