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Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop



  • By Vikki Tobak
  • Foreword by: Questlove
  • Hardcover
  • 288 Pages
  • October 16, 2018


A collection of photographic essays of rap and hip-hop legends, as told through the contact sheets from their most iconic photoshoots


Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop 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 photoshoots alongside interviews and essays from industry legends, this gorgeous photography 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 the definitive history of hip-hop's early days, celebrating the artists that shaped the iconic album covers, t-shirts and posters beloved by rap and hip-hop fans today.

"Contact High A Visual History of Hip-Hop" by Vikki Tobak