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Author: Vikki Tobak
Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"[This] is an inside look at the work of hip-hop photographers told through their most intimate diaries--their contact sheets. Featuring rare outtakes from over 100 photo shoots alongside interviews and essays from industry legends, this gorgeous book takes readers on a chronological journey from old-school to alternative hip-hop, and from analog to digital photography. The ultimate companion for music and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Portraits
Illustrated works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tobak, Vikki.
Contact high.
New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, [2018]
(DLC) 2017058608
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vikki Tobak
ISBN: 9780525573883 0525573887
OCLC Number: 1015276573
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 286 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 34 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Tony Tone and Kool Herc / Joe Conzo Jr. --
The Popper / Joe Conzo Jr. --
Frosty Freeze, Rock Steady Crew / Martha Cooper --
Grandmaster Caz and JDL at Club Negril / Joe Conzo Jr. --
JDL at the Skate Key Roller Rink / Joe Conzo Jr. --
Flying High as seen on the Roots' undun / Jamel Shabazz --
Grand Mixer D.ST. / Janette Beckman --
Fab 5 Freddy / Sophie Bramly --
Mohammed at Bronx River Houses Community Center / Sophie Bramly --
Futura and Keith Haring / Sophie Bramly --
B-Girls in the Bronx / Ricky Flores --
Run-DMC / Janette Beckman --
Run-DMC and LL Cool J at the First All-Rap Spectacular / Lawrence Watson --
Roxanne Shanté / Lawrence Watson --
Salt-N-Pepa, shake your thang / Janette Beckman --
Public Enemy, it takes a nation of millions to hold us back / Glen E. Friedman --
New York street culture / Ricky Powell --
Contact sheets : freedom of choice / Bill Adler --
"Ladies of Hip-Hop" shoot for Paper Magazine / Janette Beckman --
Eric B and Rakim, follow the leader / Drew Carolan --
Easy-E and N.W.A. / Ithaka Darin Pappas --
Will Smith / Mike Miller – EPMD, unfinished business / Janette Beckman --
Big Daddy Kane / Al Pereira --
Slick Rick / Janette Beckman --
Preserving a national treasure : hip-hop photography / Rhea L. Combs --
Public Enemy, apocolypse 91... the enemy strikes back / Ernie Paniccioli --
Masta Ace and Biz Markie doll / George Dubose --
A Tribe Called Quest / Janette Beckman --
Phife Dawg and A Tribe Called Quest in the studio / Al Pereira --
LL Coll J, 14 shots to the dome / Danny Clinch --
Beastie Boys, check your head / Glen E, Friedman --
Queen Latifah / Al Pereira --
Dr.Dre / Al Pereira --
Mary J. Blige / Michael Benabib --
Gang Starr, daily operation / Matt Gunther --
Message to the hip-hop world : the imagery of Gang Starr / DJ Premier --
Wu-Tamg Clan, enter the Wu-Tang (36 chambers) Visualizing the Wu / RZA --
Snoop Dogg's first video shoot / Lisa Leone --
Tupac Shakur / Danny Clinch --
Biggie, Tupac, Redman, and Nas at Club Amazon / Al Pereira --
Biz Markie, all samples cleared / George Dubose --
Jodeci, Diary of a Mad Band / Danny Hastings --
LL Cool J / Jayson Keeling --
Big L, lifestylez ov da poor & dangerous / Danny Clinch --
Guru, jazzmatazz / Mark Humphrey --
Jazzmatazz live / Alice Arnold --
Nas, illmatic / Danny Clinch --
Nas in the studio / Lisa Leone --
Tupac Shakur, thug life / Mike Miller --
Redman, dare iz a darkside / Danny Clinch --
Aaliyah / Eddie Otchere --
Cypress Hill / Estevan Oriol --
Urban Thermo Dynamics / Jamil Gs --
RZA on the set of Gravediggaz "Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide' video / David Corio --
Gang Starr, hard to earn / Danny Hastings --
Scarface, the diary / Sheila Pree Bright --
Ol' Dirty Bastard / Brian "B+" Cross --
Goodie Mobb, Rap Pages cover shoot / Brian "B+" Cross --
The Pharcyde / Mark Humphrey --
Mobb Deep / Delphine A. Fawundu --
The Source awards / Al Pereira --
Lil' Kim and Junior M.A.F.I.A. / Danny Hastings --
Ol' Dirty Bastard on the set of the "Brooklyn zoo" music video / Sue Kwon --
Bad Boy family / Jayson Keeling --
Jay-Z's first photo shoot / Jamil Gs --
Jay-Z, Stress magazinbe cover shoot / Danny Hastings --
Tupac Shakur in Venice Beach / Mark Humphrey --
Biggie Smalls and Faith Evans / Eric Johnson --
Lauryn Hill and the Fugees / Jayson Keeling --
Ice Cube and Westside Connection, bow down / Mike Miller --
Busta Rhymes / Carl Posey --
Rakim, the 18th letter / Adger Cowans --
Biggie Smalls, life after death / Michael Lavine --
Biggie Smalls, "King of New York" / Barron Claiborne --
DMX / Carl Posey --
The Firm / Jamil Gs --
Erykah Badu, Baduizm / Marc Baptiste --
Method Man / Jerome Albertini --
Eminem, Stress management cover shoot / Jus Ske Salguero --
End of the golden era / Fab 5 Freddy --
A great day in hip-hop, XXL Magazine / Gordon Parks --
The making of "A great day in hiphop" / Michael A. Gonzales --
DMX / Mike Schreiber Black Star / Eddie Otchere --
Mos Def / Mike Schreiber --
Big Pun, capital punishment / Danny Hastings --
Eminem / Armen Djerrahian --
The Neptunes / Jerome Albertini --
Pharoahe Monch / Eddie Otchere --
Cash Money / Eric Johnson --
Mos Def / Armen Djerrahian --
Outkast, stankonia / Michawl Lavine --
Wu-Tang Clan / Jerome Albertini --
Eve / Eric Johnson --
Erykah Badu / Eric Johnson --
Aaliyah / Eric Johnson --
Cam'ron, come home with me / Eric Johnson --
Kanye West's first photo shoot / Nabil Elderkin --
Kanye West, the college dropout / Danny Clinch --
André 3000 / Janette Beckman --
Jay-Z / Armen Djerrahian --
MF Doom and Madlib, madvillainy / Eric Coleman and Jeff Jank --
J Dilla / Brian "B+" Cross and Eric Coleman --
Pharrell Williams / Melodie McDaniel --
50 Cent at Mister Cartoon's tattoo shop --
The Game / Patrick Hoelck --
Kool Keith / Trevor Traynor --
Snoop Dogg / Mike Miller --
Fat Joe / Ray Lego --
Kendrick Lamar / Jorge Peniche --
Jay-Z / Danny Clinch --
Nicki Minaj / Angela Boatwright --
DJ Quik and Suga Free / Jorge Peniche --
Kid Cudi / Ray Lego --
Tyler, the Creator / Jorge Peniche --
Gucci Mane on the Set of the "Shooters" video / Cam Kirk --
A$AP Rocky, Long.live.A$AP.
Responsibility: Vikki Tobak.

Abstract:

"[This] is an inside look at the work of hip-hop photographers told through their most intimate diaries--their contact sheets. Featuring rare outtakes from over 100 photo shoots alongside interviews and essays from industry legends, this gorgeous book takes readers on a chronological journey from old-school to alternative hip-hop, and from analog to digital photography. The ultimate companion for music and photography enthusiasts, Contact High is a definitive history of hip-hop's early days, celebrating the artists who shaped the iconic album covers, T-shirts, and posters beloved by rap and hip-hop fans today"--Page facing half-title page.
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