has compiled a list of “The Most Essential Hip-Hop Books You Need To Read.” 

“The documentation of Hip Hop is not complete without the slew of books that have been written on the subject,” the article says. “Whether covering the history of the culture, compiling lists for debate, or demystifying the art form, books have been just as important to keeping a record of the genre we love so much.”

Among the books on the list is The Wu-Tang Manual. “The Wu-Tang Clan started off with a master plan, and the master behind that plan was the RZA,” says. “So it’s only right that the Wu’s renowned producer shares his philosophy and in-depth knowledge of the group he architected. Complete with profiles of all the members, wild stories, and lyric explanations, The Wu-Tang Manual is the perfect compendium for anyone seeking to learn more about one of the most beloved groups in Hip Hop history.”

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