The Most Influential Lines in Hip Hop
OTM Media Group LLC has announced You Made It A Hot Line: The Most Influential Lines in Hip Hop by Alfred Obiesie. This book features song lyrics to all the greatest hip hop and rap songs. You Made It A Hot Line highlights the social significance of each line and its impact on our culture through savvy commentary and dope illustrations.
Those familiar with One Track Mine may know Alfred (Alf) better as Crazed Afrykan, our friendly neighborhood hip hop aficionado, whose wry wit and penchant for biting social commentary is legendary around these parts. As a hip hop producer and super-fan for over 30 years, he’s intimate with the motivations, rhymes, and reasons for one of the most revered genres in modern music. Alf suffered “sudden cardiac death,” spent two weeks in a medically induced coma. Not only did he live to tell the tale, but wrote the hysterical and insightful
Alf suffered “sudden cardiac death,” spent two weeks in a medically induced coma. Not only did he live to tell the tale, but wrote the hysterical and insightful You Made it a Hot Line in the months that followed. And you thought you were busy. You Made it a Hot Line includes artwork by the masterful Shah Wonders.
The greatest lines written in music become embedded in our memories over time and also become staples in pop culture. Alfred Obiesie takes a look at some of the most influential and recited lines ever recorded in Rap music and examines their impact on Hip Hop culture.