Library Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Naper Blvd. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
     
Limit search to available items
Results Page:  Previous Next
Author Scarface, author.

Title Diary of a madman : the Geto Boys, life, death, and the roots of Southern rap / Brad Scarface Jordan and Benjamin Meadows Ingram. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
QR Code
Description 1 online resource (ix, 223 pages) : color illustrations
text file rda
Summary From Geto Boys legend and renowned storyteller Scarface comes a passionate memoir about how hip-hop changed the life of a kid from the south side of Houston, and how he rose to the top--and ushered in a new generation of rap dominance. Scarface is the celebrated rapper whose hits include "On My Block," "Mind Playing Tricks on Me," and "Damn It Feels Good to Be a Gangsta" (made famous in the cult film Office Space). The former president of Def Jam South, he's collaborated with everyone from Kanye West to Ice Cube to Nas, and had many solo hits such as "Guess Who's Back," featuring Jay Z, and "Smile," featuring Tupac. But before that, he was a kid from Houston in love with rock and roll, listening to AC/DC and KISS.
A memoir by the Geto Boys front man credited with the establishment of Southern rap describes the influences that inspired his career and music hits, his disadvantaged youth, and his strugles with depression.
Subject Scarface.
Scarface -- Childhood and youth.
Scarface. (OCoLC)fst01987614
Rap musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Rap (Music) -- History and criticism.
Hip-hop -- Texas -- Houston.
Hip-hop -- Southern States.
Rap musicians -- Texas -- Houston -- Biography.
Hip-hop. (OCoLC)fst00957237
Rap (Music) (OCoLC)fst01089951
Rap musicians. (OCoLC)fst01089960
Southern States. (OCoLC)fst01244550
Texas -- Houston. (OCoLC)fst01205077
Genre Electronic books.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Meadows-Ingram, Benjamin, author.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Scarface. Diary of a madman New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015] 9780062302632 (NjBwBT)bl2015009976 (OCoLC)899700274
ISBN 9780062302663 : $15.99
0062302663 : $15.99
Patron reviews: add a review
Click for more information
EBOOK
No one has rated this material

You can...
Also...
- Find similar reads
- Add a review
- Sign-up for Newsletter
- Suggest a purchase
- Can't find what you want?
More Information