Murder Rap

Author: Greg Kading

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780983955481

Category: Music

Page: 263

View: 6563

An account of how a police detective lead the task force that exposed the facts behind the deaths of rappers Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur.

Hip Hop in America

Author: Mickey Hess

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313343217

Category: Music

Page: 1046

View: 5741

Thoroughly researched and in tune with the culture, Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide profiles two dozen specific hip hop scenes across the United States, showing how each place shaped a singular identity. The two volumes span the complete history of rap-from its 1970s origins to the rap battles between Queens and the Bronx in the 1980s, from the well-publicized East Coast vs. West Coast conflicts in the 1990s to the rise of the Midwest and South over the past ten years. Each essay showcases the history of the local scene, including the MCs, DJs, b-boys and b-girls, label owners, hip hop clubs, and radio shows that have created distinct styles of hip hop culture. Through its unique geographic perspective, it captures the astonishing diversity of a genre that has captivated the nation and the world.

Blue Murder

Author: Robert Leslie Bellem

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1257422537

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 5338

Duke Pizzatello, private investigator, was employed by the Kohlar brothers, Steve and Joe. Dixie Parker was the private secretary of Steve Kohlar. Gertie Kohlar was the wife of Joe and was an eye-full. Nelia Mason, wife of Dr. Carney Mason, was seeking evidence on the infidelity of her husband with his nurse, Myra Holly. Dr. Mason's partner, Dr. Sebring, also had a crush on the nurse. Then all hell broke loose. Dr. Mason was found with a bullet through his brain and a naked, skinned, female was found dead on his examination table and Duke Pizzatello was up to his throat in crime and underdressed women. Illustrated.

Psycome, Vol. 2 (light novel)

Author: Mizuki Mizushiro

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316398292

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 8581

Kyousuke Kamiya has only just started to get used to his life in the blood-spattered hellscape that is Purgatorium Remedial Academy and its twisted version of school life. The architect of this series of gruesomely parodic extracurricular activities is the beautiful, charming Saki Shamaya--also known as the "Princess of Murder," a serial killer responsible for twenty-one deaths!

New Essays on the Origin of Language

Author: Jürgen Trabant,Sean Ward

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110849089

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 264

View: 2735

The contributions to this volume reflect the state of the art in the renewed discussion on the origin of language. Some of the most important specialists in the field - life scientists and linguists - primarily examine two aspects of the question: the origin of the language faculty and the evolution of the first language. At stake is the relation between nature and culture and between universality and historical particularity as well as cognition, communication, and the very essence of language.

Hip Hop around the World: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes]

Author: Melissa Ursula Dawn Goldsmith,Anthony J. Fonseca

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313357595

Category: Social Science

Page: 894

View: 9906

This set covers all aspects of international hip hop as expressed through music, art, fashion, dance, and political activity. • Includes contributors from a range of fields, including musicology, theater, and anthropology, giving readers a broad perspective on the genre • Covers hip hop in virtually every country, including countries with severely restricted hip hop activity • Contains comprehensive lists of record labels, films, editor-recommended videos, and more • Shows the influence hip hop has on many aspects of life, such as politics, fashion, dance, and art

A New Omnibus of Crime

Author: Tony Hillerman,Rosemary Herbert,Sue Grafton

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0195182146

Category: Fiction

Page: 434

View: 2065

In this collection of mystery short fiction from the early 1930s to the present, each selection is introduced and placed in the context of the author and the genre's literary history and includes works by Paul Theroux, P. D. James, Sue Grafton, Dennis Lehane, Patricia Highsmith, Joyce Carol Oates, and other notables.

The Waterfall Murders

Author: John A. Miller Jr.

Publisher: Pima Books

ISBN: 1480042854

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

View: 7154

American Murder

Author: Mike Mayo

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 1578592569

Category: True Crime

Page: 448

View: 942

Investigating the way Hollywood scoops up notorious criminals and turns them into legends, this entertaining who's-who guide provides thumbnail sketches of such killers as Ma Barker, Black Beard, Al Capone, John Wesley Hardin, and Charles Starkweather. Noting that some figures are glamorized in popular culture (Jesse James), while others are demonized (Charles Manson), this encyclopedic collection explores the legends' emotional truths as depicted in movies, stories, and songs. Facts of the real cases behind these notorious criminals are also presented, including the landmark rulings that pioneered new approaches to criminal justice.

Getting Away With Murder - The Kray Twins were convicted of four murders but in reality the deaths numbered ten

Author: Craig Cabell & Lenny Hamilton

Publisher: Kings Road Publishing

ISBN: 1782194959

Category: Social Science

Page: 300

View: 2377

One time jewel thief Lenny Hamilton is still a well-known character in the East End. Respected for actually castigating the Kray brothers on television while they were still alive, he wrote his autobiography, Branded by Ronnie Kray, which detailed Lenny's own life and the night when Ronnie Kray branded him with red-hot pokers.Lenny was an outspoken critic of the Krays even before their deaths and he has attempted to put the record straight concerning their celebrity status, work for charity and the number o murders they committed aside from the well-known victims Jack 'the Hat' McVitie and George Cornell. Lenny knew both of these men and believes that they didn't deserve to be murdered.This is Lenny's second book, written with Craig Cabell, which blows away the myths surrounding the Kray murders and details other victims of the evil 'Brothers Grim'.Discussing the Twins' life of crime with friends and acquaintances, backed by cross-referenced quotes and other documentation - some from the National Archive - Lenny has created a highly credible story that debunks the Krays' celebrity status and shows them as even more reckless and murderous criminals than formerly believed. Getting Away with Murder is the shocking story of Britain's most famous gangsters.