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By Jon Chappell, Mark Phillips

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Have you usually desired to learn how to play guitar? Who wouldn't? think about Jimi Hendrix wailing away on his Stratocaster. . . Chuck Berry duck-walking around the degree to "Johnny B. Goode". . .B.B. King making his "Lucille" cry the blues. without doubt approximately it—guitars are cool.

Guitar For Dummies supplies every thing a starting or intermediate guitarist wishes: from procuring a guitar to tuning it, enjoying it, and taking care of it, this ebook has it all—and you don't even want to know how you can learn track. filled with photo-illustrated workouts and songs you could play to perform the ideas mentioned in every one part, this step by step guitar advisor will take you thru the fundamentals and past ahead of you could say "Eric Clapton."

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But the story of the hustler was the story hip-hop was born to tell—not its only story, but the story that found its voice in the form and, in return, helped grow the form into an art. Chuck D famously called hip-hop the CNN of the ghetto, and he was right, but hip-hop would be as boring as the news if all MCs did was report. Rap is also entertainment—and art. Going back to poetry for a minute: I love metaphors, and for me hustling is the ultimate metaphor for the basic human struggles: the struggle to survive and resist, the struggle to win and to make sense of it all.

Part of the pre-release promotion for the album was a listening session in the studio with a reporter from The Village Voice, a young writer named Elizabeth Mendez Berry. I was playing the album unfinished; I felt like it needed maybe two more songs to be complete.  … But then she said it again: “You don’t feel funny? You’re wearing that Che T-shirt and you have—” she gestured dramatically at the chain around my neck. “I couldn’t even concentrate on the music,” she said. ” The chain was a Jesus piece—the Jesus piece that Biggie used to wear, in fact.

And there are always deeper layers of meaning buried in the simplest verses. I call rhymes like the first verse on “Public Service Announcement” Easter-egg hunts, because if you just listen to it once without paying attention, you’ll brush past some lines that can offer more meaning and resonance every time you listen to them. The second verse for “Public Service Announcement” was almost entirely unrelated to the first verse. I wrote the second verse, which opens with the lyric, I’m like Che Guevara with bling on, I’m complex, as a response to the journalist.

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