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BOOK DESIGN

ART DIRECTION / DESIGN / LAYOUT / TYPOGRAPHY

ILLUSTRATED TYPE / LOGOTYPE / INFOGRAPHICS

ILLUSTRATION / PICTURE EDIT

HIP HOP RAISED ME

 

By DJ SEMTEX

Foreword by CHUCK D

440 pages / 1000+ images / 244mm x 310mm

(Thames & Hudson, 2015)

‘THE DEFINITE BOOK ON HIP HOP.’

 

ELLE

‘A BEAUTIFUL DEDICATION TO
THE BEAUTIFUL CULTURE.’

 

i-D

HIP HOP RAISED ME IS INCREDIBLE.’

 

Zane Lowe, Beats 1 Radio

‘VERY THOROUGH...REALLY
REALLY DOPE BOOK.'

 
DJ Premier, legendary hip hop DJ and producer

‘IT'S A HIP HOP BIBLE.’
 
Ghostface Killah, Wu-Tang Clan

‘THIS IS HISTORY RIGHT HERE. INCREDIBLE.’

 

Redman, hip hop legend

HIP-HOP RAISED ME IS A PRIME EXAMPLE OF AUTHENTIC HIP HOP GRAPHIC DESIGN AND CURATION...NOT ONLY IS IT WRITTEN AND DESIGNED WITH THE HIP HOP CULTURE IN MIND, BUT IT’S THE PRIMARY FOCUS.’
 
Afrovisualism

'UNLIKE MANY HIP HOP BOOKS THAT EMBRACE THE PATCHWORK AESTHETIC OF FANZINES, THIS VOLUME TREATS THE GENRE WITH A CERTAIN GRAPHIC ELEGANCE AND SCHOLARLY HEFT...AT 450 PAGES, THIS IS THE REFERENCE BOOK ON THE GENRE..’
 
American Photo

Illustrations from infographics

Paperback, 3rd edition

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