The Plot against Hip Hop: A Novel
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: September 2014
Duration: 5 hours 19 minutes
The Plot against HipHop is a noir novel set in the world of hip-hop culture. The fatal stabbingof esteemed music critic Dwayne Robinson in a Soho office building is dismissedby the NYPD as a gang initiation. But his old friend, bodyguard and securityexpert D Hunter, suspects there are larger forces at work.
D Hunter's investigation into his mentor's murder leads intoa parallel history of hip hop, a place where renegade government agents,behind-the-scenes power brokers, and paranoid journalists know a truth thatonly a few hard-core fans suspect. This rewrite of hip-hop history mixesreal-life figures with characters pulled from the culture's hidden world,including Jay Z, Kanye West, and Russell Simmons.