This is the intimate, first-person chronicle of the life and work of Jay-Z, born Shawn Carter in Brooklyn's notorious Marcy Projects, now known to many as the greatest rapper alive. Told through lyrics, images and personal narrative, 'Decoded' shares the story of Jay-Z's life through the ten codes that define him.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gopfolk - LibraryThing
This was a great book about the music and the person behind it and then...Jay-Z went too far. It turned political and anti-police. I could spend my time (and yours) detailing out where he went wrong ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mausergem - 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 ... Read full review