Best Damn Hip Hop Writing: The Book of Yoh encapsulates one of the defining voices in hip hop music criticism today.
Each essay in this collection is written by Yoh (Travis Phillips), a writer whose work has been featured in various leading hip hop publications, including DJ Booth, Mass Appeal, and The Hundreds.
Yoh's writing is engaging, enticing, and often daring.
Edited by Amir Ali Said and Best Damn Writing series creator and Beat Tips founder Amir Said (Sa id), this collection of essays speaks to the heart of hip hop and offers an intimate look at the world s most powerful music culture. Covering everything from hip hop s most interesting artists to hot-button issues like sample clearance and the major label industry model, Best Damn Hip Hop Writing: The Book of Yoh is essential reading for anyone interested in hip hop and pop culture alike.