-Over 80 original behind the scenes photos!
-Exclusive 1997 and 2001 interviews with Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo.
-The history of Da Mongoloids.
-The real DJ Sneak.
-Complete with Daft Punk discography.
The Real Daft Punk embodies the dynamic practices and principles that launched Daft Punk to superstardom presenting the essence and gift of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. A profound reflection of the tidal ebbs and flows of Dance Music intersected with divergent thinking. This book is honest behind the music tales of an exceptional brotherhood and the catalytic sea change fashioned by its comeuppance. Over two exclusive interviews captured in the age of Homework and the gestation period leading up to and including the release of Discovery, The Real Daft Punk provides vital insight into how the duo achieved unparalleled success without compromising artistic integrity or musical vision.
The book chronicles the rise of House and Techno. In the words of its co-conspirators, drawing from talks with Kevin Saunderson, Arthur Baker, Byron Stingily, Moby, 808 State, Underworld, Giorgio Moroder, Stacey Pullen and Cajmere/Green Velvet, in the same time frame as the rise of Daft Punk. Adding the revealing tales of DJ Sneak and the notorious Da Mongoloids crew, who drew from the same wellspring of inspiration and included Daft Punk.
Further setting The Real Daft Punk apart is over eighty original behind the music photos unmasking Daft Punk and their peers. Images from 1997, 2000, and 2001 Miami Winter Music Conference, the January 2001 photo shoot with Daft Punk in NYC, and others from inside clubs and interviews of the critical period in history.
The Real Daft Punk is much more than the narrative of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo exploding across international markets and opening up the Art Form to legions of new listeners. It is a story that, like its subjects, dismantles archaic unwritten rules of music industry conduct while providing the ideation necessary to lead a successful career as a confident creative with a rich legacy.
The Real Daft Punk answering the questions who is Daft Punk? What is their purpose? Where did their unique sound originate? When did they begin to devise different music? Why do they prefer to remain anonymous? And how do they create tracks?
A riveting historical account of how two hustlers invested everything in one ten years old and changed the music business, forever!
Magnolia: Home of tha Soldiers, the 9th book in the series, is a look at how Cash Money Records produced some of the iconic stars of the last two decades and continued to cash in on the day. Get raw and real Lil Wayne, B.G., Juvenile, and Turk revelations of their teen years. Learn how Mannie Fresh created all Cash Money Records music. Put some “respek” on Birman’s name. Unmask the mystery of CEO “Slim” and discover the keys to success in an ultra-rare enlightening interview.
Magnolia: Home of tha Soldiers is a genuine account of being a young Black man hustling to put food on the table while fighting for his place in the music scene. It gets the answers you want, from a group of young artists who have had to fight and struggle every day to get what they wanted and to be where they are.
DR. DRE: Tupac never knew me.
ICE CUBE:I just do shit for Ice Cube fans, not for Hip-Hop fans.
YELLA: Me and Dre produced all Eazy, N.W.A. All of that. Me and him did that together.
JERRY HELLER: There are people that think that I am the white Devil
Exclusive 1996 and 1999 interviews with Dr. Dre.
Exclusive 2001 and 2006 interviews with Ice Cube.
Exclusive 1996 interview with Yella.
Exclusive 2003 interview with Westside Connection, and distinctive invite-only 1996 Bow Down press conference at Priority Records HQ.
Exclusive 2006 interview with Jerry Heller
N.W.A: The Aftermath is the fourth book from the Behind the Music Tales series. These exclusive behind the scenes interviews deliver N.W.A as you have never heard them before.
Combined the interviews provide a first-hand history of N.W.A with a view to the future. A key look into the state of mind of these legendary figures who existed within the heart of arguably the most infamous and dark period in modern contemporary music history, in which lives were tragically lost.
Each chapter will unravel the truth and give you new insight. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn what really happened.
What was Eazy-E’s all consuming desire?
How did Jerry Heller feel after listening to “No Vaseline”?
When did Yella find out Eazy-E had AIDS?
What really happened in the Ice Cube Vs Cypress Hill war?
What really went on behind the scenes at Death Row?
What did Dr. Dre think of Snoop Doggy Dogg’s Tha Doggfather album?
Why did people say Dr. Dre fell off?
Who had the money lined up to produce an N.W.A movie in 2006?
How did Ice Cube go from burning to turning Hollywood?
And much more!
Much of what you will read here has been sensationalized by others. N.W.A: The Aftermath is as close to the truth as one can get. It delivers raw thoughts by real people and is manifested directly in the voice and words of who made it happen. Alternately triumphant and tragic, lively, uplifting and resentful, each tells a distinct story, creating an intimate portrait as fearless as its subjects.
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