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Decoded

£9.99

Product description

This is the intimate, first-person chronicle of the life and work of Jay-Z, born Shawn Carter in Brooklyn's notorious Marcy Projects, now known to many as the greatest rapper alive. Told through lyrics, images and personal narrative, Decoded shares the story of Jay-Z's life through the 10 codes that define him, giving an unparalleled insight into his background, influences and the artistic process that shapes his work. Each chapter features a highly personal narrative section followed by a visually captivating selection of his most famous and provocative lyrics underlining the chapter's themes, along with Jay-Z's own 'decoding' of each lyric, uncovering the wordplay and stories behind the song. This is a brilliant insight into the art and poetry of hip-hop, as well as the life of one of the genre's greatest artists.
Overall in good condition, some slight rubbing to the corners and the book sleeve is bent in a few places.

Item details

Added value:
Comes with book sleeve
Author(s):
Jay-Z
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
19 by 24
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0753522691
ISBN-13:
9780753522691
Number of pages:
317
Publisher:
Virgin
Title:
Decoded

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About this item

This is the intimate, first-person chronicle of the life and work of Jay-Z, born Shawn Carter in Brooklyn's notorious Marcy Projects, now known to many as the greatest rapper alive. Told through lyrics, images and personal narrative, Decoded shares the story of Jay-Z's life through the 10 codes that define him, giving an unparalleled insight into his background, influences and the artistic process that shapes his work. Each chapter features a highly personal narrative section followed by a visually captivating selection of his most famous and provocative lyrics underlining the chapter's themes, along with Jay-Z's own 'decoding' of each lyric, uncovering the wordplay and stories behind the song. This is a brilliant insight into the art and poetry of hip-hop, as well as the life of one of the genre's greatest artists.
Overall in good condition, some slight rubbing to the corners and the book sleeve is bent in a few places.

Added value:
Comes with book sleeve
Author(s):
Jay-Z
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
19 by 24
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0753522691
ISBN-13:
9780753522691
Number of pages:
317
Publisher:
Virgin
Title:
Decoded

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