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The Butterfly Effect: How Kendrick Lamar Ignited the Soul of Black America By Marcus J. Moore Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982107598
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Atria Books - October 5th, 2021

Initially skeptical to read a book about a young musician with just a couple albums out (who may not have even hit his creative peak yet), I quickly understood just why, in the year 2020, this book needed to come out. Using the framework of the 4 albums of Kendrick Lamar, Marcus J. Moore writes a "cultural biography" to explain the intersection of hip-hop and the Black Lives Matter movement today. This is a timely read about one of the great popular musical artists of today. 

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