Rap Tees

Rap Tees

A Collection of Hip-hop T-shirts, 1980-1999

Book - 2015
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"One of the world s foremost collectors of all things hip hop, DJ Ross One presents for the first time ever his much sought after collection of T-shirts in this lushly produced and detailed catalog showcasing over 500 of the genre s best. Rap Tees outshines all other rap tee collections and will be the definitive reference for generations to come. Providing not only a valuable reference and style guide to these ultra-rare shirts, Rap Tees is also a unique chronology of the history of hip hop. Beginning with the earliest rap concert shirts from the Sugar Hill Gang and New York Fresh Fest, circa 1980-84, and spanning the next two decades, Rap Tees includes rare shirts from a wide selection of the who s-who of the business including- Public Enemy, Boogie Down Productions, Beastie Boys, Eric B and Rakim, Wu Tang Clan, Jay Z, Nas, EMPD, and many, many more. Rap Tees bookends the golden age of rap with unique street-corner memorial shirts commemorating the deaths of The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur. Unlike typical rock n roll shirts, hip hop tees were often made in extremely limited quantities. The elusive concert, promotional, and bootleg tees include
Publisher: Brooklyn, New York :, Powerhouse Books,, 2015
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781576877753
1576877752
Branch Call Number: 746.92 DJ Ross 2015
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 20 x 25 cm

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