Lunar Rush

From Boom Bap to Trap: Hip-Hop's Greatest Producers

A project in Boston, MA by Hamilcar Publications

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The ultimate tribute to hip-hop's producers...from the famous to the slept-on.
Backers: 279
Average Pledge Per Backer: $102

Funded: $28,349 of $25,000
Dates: May 17th -> Jun 18th (33 days)
Project By: Hamilcar Publications
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Latest News

We did it!!

June 18th - via:
We hit our goal, and more!! Wow, thank you all for your support! We are so appreciative of each and every one of you. This will be a very special book. Not just the subject matter, finally giving hip-hop's producers their due, but you also will all... (Read More)

Who Belongs in the List?

June 17th - via:
Hi All, with a day and a half left we are 90% there!!! We can't thank you enough for your support. If there isanything you can do to even get one more backer to join you, we will get there and beyond.  Who do YOU think belongs in the book?... (Read More)

MF DOOM story by producer Jon Doe-new interview clip.

June 14th - via:
Things are really picking up heading into the home stretch. Thank you all for your support!! For all you MF DOOM fans, here's a great interview clip by Riley with producer Jon Doe about the time he introduced visual artist Koop to the late MF DOOM.... (Read More)

Bonus chapter by Easy Mo Bee!

June 10th - via:
Hello Backers, we're heading into the home stretch! 8 Days to go. Please spread the word to your fellow hip-hop heads. We're excited to announce that "OG" Easy Mo Bee is contributing a bonus chapter to the book! Easy Mo Bee is arguably one of the... (Read More)

New Content, New Reward!

June 2nd - via:
Thank you to all our supporters!! We're halfway there—half of the fundraising goal and 15 days to go.  We'll have a very special announcement coming soon that we think you will be very excited about. Today we added a new reward - a Full Page... (Read More)

Easy Mo Bee live tonight!

May 25th - via:
Tune in tonight at 8pm EST to see Easy Mo Bee and author Riley Wallace on Instagram Live via the Weekly Rap Gods Instagram channel! Follow Riley on Insta as well @rileywallace. Here is Easy's Insta. Forward this email to a friend and highlight the... (Read More)

Interview: EZ Elpee recalls working with Notorious B.I.G.

May 21st - via:
EZ Elpee, another producer who will finally get some recognition... Despite being passed over—and even having his beats dissed by the legendary Big L—producer EZ Elpee launched his career producing the platinum-selling second single by Junior... (Read More)

New Reward, Gifts For Friends!

May 20th - via:
Hello, hip-hop fans. We've just added a new reward - Playing Cards Gift Pack! One for you, two for your friends. In time for the holidays! Back 3 decks of official From Boom Bap to Trap Playing Cards and save $18! A single deck is $20; 3 packs just... (Read More)

Interview With J57!

May 18th - via:
This is our first update! We'll be keeping you in the loop as we make progress, and we'll be giving you insights into the creative process. First, thank you to all of our Backers! You are helping make this important book for hip-hop a reality. MCs... (Read More)

Riley Wallace 'From Boom Bap To Trap' Book Info

May 17th - via:
The 312-page work serves as the ultimate catalog and reference source to hip-hop’s greatest and most underrated beatmakers, including but not limited to Pete Rock, RZA, DJ Premier, MF DOOM, Rick Rubin, Jahlil Beats and more. From Boom Bap to Trap promises to outline the little-known connections between producers and MCs, as well as meticulously sum up the sonic legacies of the mainstream darlings and the underground juggernauts. (Read More)

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