Infinite Crab Meats

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About the author:
Considered a sage in Iran, Byron Crawford is the founder and editor of legendary hip-hop blog The Mindset of a Champion and the author of The Mindset of a Champion: Your Favorite Rapper's Least Favorite Book. He blogged for XXL magazine for five years.

Infinite Crab Meats

Authored by Byron Crawford
Cover design or artwork by Theotis Jones
Edition: 1

Infinite Crab meats is an all you can eat buffet of probing, insightful hip-hop journalism. It's like Crab Legs Night at an actual Chinese buffet, except you don't have to wrestle with rednecks in order to make sure you get a plate. Have as much as you'd like. Pretend you're Rick Ross.

Discussed in Infinite Crab Meats:

  • The author's beef with controversial, venture capital-funded rap lyrics website Rap Genius, as discussed in the New York Times
  • Rick Ross' love of decadent seafood, and its health consequences
  • The emergence of a cottage industry built around collecting pictures of teenage girls with extremely large breasts
  • Allegations that Chief Keef was involved in the gang-related murder of fellow young Chicago rapper Lil JoJo
  • The campaign to have XXL editor in chief Vanessa Satten fired for posting a controversial Too Short video
  • Hot 97 refusing to play local New York artists, like Sean Price, and calling them "minor league rappers"
  • Kreayshawn's occasional racist outburst on Twitter
  • Sexual assault allegations against Indian-American hipster rap group Das Racist, and Indian sexual behavior more generally
  • Brian B.Dot Miller's intense debate with SPIN magazine's Jordan Sargent on whether or not white people should be allowed to write about rap music

Some of the many things you'll learn:

  • Why it's impossible to subsist on a steady diet of ramen noodles
  • What Geek Squad really does with your computer
  • The importance of occasionally looking up at a woman's face
  • How much it would cost to fap to completion using the Internets at FedEx Office
  • Why Totinos pizza rolls are superior to Totinos frozen pizza
  • The origin of the term Black People Twitter
  • At least two different ways to commit wire fraud
  • The best way to talk a girl into letting you "drop a digit" on her
  • Why a combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell is more of a Taco Bell than a Pizza Hut

Publication Date:
1482516438 / 9781482516432
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Music / Genres & Styles / Rap & Hip Hop

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