Holler If You Hear Me (2006)

Holler If You Hear Me (2006)

by Michael Eric Dyson

Paperback(Fifth Anniversary Edition)

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Tears We Cannot Stop and What Truth Sounds Like, and the author of Jay-Z: Made in America, the classic biography of Tupac Shakur and portrait of hip hop culture.

Decades after his murder, Tupac Shakur is even more loved, contested, and celebrated than he was in life. His posthumously released albums, poetry, and motion pictures have catapulted him into the upper echelon of American cultural icons. In Holler If You Hear Me, bestselling public intellectual Michael Eric Dyson offers a wholly original way of looking at Tupac that will thrill those who already love the artist and enlighten those who want to understand him.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465017287
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 09/28/2006
Edition description: Fifth Anniversary Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 427,214
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.12(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 1230L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Michael Eric Dyson is one of America's premier public intellectuals and the author of the New York Times bestsellers Tears We Cannot Stop and What Truth Sounds Like. He occupies the distinguished position of University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University, is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times, and is a contributing editor of The New Republic and ESPN's The Undefeated. Ebony magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential African Americans and one of the 150 most powerful blacks in the nation.

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Peyton18 More than 1 year ago
This book is about the search for Tupac Shakur and how people felt about him, before he died and after. It shows how people adored him, and his music. When Dyson interviewed "Big Tray Dee" another rap artist, he started crying.That really showed how much people loved tupac and how he effected a lot of peoples lives. I loved this book, it wasn't only about "searching for Tupac", but also was about his life and where he grew up. It talked about all his struggles in life and how close he was with his mom. I learned so much about Tupac from this book. I would definetely recommend this book to people who like to read about people because I now have a whole different perspective on him.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
this is the best book in the entire world i dont care ehat anyone says .... i love Tupac
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