Decoded (Google eBook)
Expanded edition of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller features 16 pages of new material, including 3 new songs decoded.
Decoded is a book like no other: a collection of lyrics and their meanings that together tell the story of a culture, an art form, a moment in history, and one of the most provocative and successful artists of our time.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryThing
I'm not a hip hop person and I don't have much exposure to Jay-Z. But I'm interested or just say curious about the gangster rapper life. Hence I picked up this book. Jay-Z seems like a grounded person and he writes about his music, the lyrics, their deeper meaning, life on the street, the music industry, other musicians, God and the black American president. This book is just long enough to give you an insight into his life without being over the top.
Review: DecodedUser Review - Anton - Goodreads
“Decoded” is not an autobiography. In it, Jay-Z does not chronicle his journey from the streets of the Marcy projects to the world stage. He doesn't talk about his relationship with Beyonce. He doesn ... Read full review