VCU Libraries

Research Guides

Hip hop, Rap & R&B

Teaching & Learning Librarian

Nell Chenault
Contact:
njchenau@vcu.edu
(804) 828-2070
Cabell Library, Room 121-M

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Best Bets

This guide can help you find some of VCU Libraries most popular book and journal titles, as well as useful Web resources for hip hop, rap & R&B topics. VCU Libraries has access to many music resources, here are the best databases to start searching for articles:

Check It Out!

Book cover, When the Beat Was BornCheck out this children's book illustrated by VCU Communications Arts Alumnus, Theodore Taylor III.  

  When the Beat Was Born:  DJ Kool Herc & the Creation of Hip Hop by Laban Carrick Hill.
  Cabell Library Juvenile Literature (4th fl.) ML3930.K68 H55 2013

 

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You can request that VCU Libraries purchase an item using the Purchase Suggestion Form or by contacting Kevin Farley, Humanities Collections Librarian, at kdfarley@vcu.edu or 804-828-8772.