|Title||Best Damn Hip Hop Writing: The Book of Yoh|
|Year of Publication||2017|
|Authors||Phillips, Travis, Amir Ali Said, and Amir Said|
|Number of Pages||250|
|ISBN or ASIN Number||0999730606|
|Keywords||Hiphop, hiphop writing, music criticism|
|Copies at the Archive||1|
Best Damn Hip Hop Writing: The Book of Yoh is the first installment of the Best Damn Writing series, an anthology series that reminagines the modern anthology and promotes some of the finest writing in popular culture, specificially in the areas of hip hop, poetry, film, memoir, art, and technology.
Best Damn Hip Hop Writing: The Book of Yoh encapsulates one of the defining voices in hip hop music criticism today. Each essay in this collection is written by Yoh (Travis Phillips), a writer whose work has been featured in various leading hip hop publications, including DJBooth, Mass Appeal, and The Hundreds. Yoh's writing is engaging, enticing, and often daring. Edited by Amir Ali Said and Best Damn Writing series creator and BeatTips founder Amir Said (Sa id), this collection of essays speaks to the heart of hip hop and offers an intimate look at the world's most powerful music culture.
Covering everything from hip hop's most interesting artists to hot-button issues like sample clearance and the major label industry model, Best Damn Hip Hop Writing: The Book of Yoh is essential reading for anyone interested in hip hop and pop culture alike.