Country Fried Soul (Paperback)
Adventures in Dirty South Hip-Hop
Backbeat Books, 9780879308575, 192pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2005
List Price: 19.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.
Not Currently Available for Direct Purchase
(Book). Hip-hop is the biggest youth movement in the world today, and leading the way is the new sound of the South, exemplified by platinum and multi-platinum artists like OutKast, Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, Ludacris, Ying Yang Twins and 8Ball and MJG. This fascinating book reveals where Dirty South hip-hop came from and where it's heading. It explores the hopes, struggles, and frustrations of performers and producers, and guides you to the best in Southern hip-hop on CD and DVD, in magazines, and on the web. If you want to know where the South is taking music, you need this book. Includes foreword by Mississippi rapper David Banner.