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Jackson, Tiffany D.

Let Me Hear a Rhyme

(2) YA With lyrics by Malik "Malik-16" Sharif. It's 1998, and hip-hop reigns supreme in the streets of Brooklyn. Unfortunately, the violence plaguing the community claims the life of Steph Davis, brother to Jazmine and best friend to Quadir and Jarrell. After discovering Steph's recordings and notebooks of his rhymes, the trio sets out to make Steph famous, posthumously. Jackson presents a fast-moving, heart-pounding homage to nineties hip-hop; Brooklyn; and the power of music, love, and friendship.


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