THE BIG PAYBACK

Rap Lit Tour: Dan Charnas Talks "The Big Payback" in Cali This Week

Rap Lit Tour: Dan Charnas Talks "The Big Payback" in Cali This Week

The author of the authoritative book on hip-hop history has appearances in L.A. Thursday through Sunday.

The Big Payback Presents: The 25 Biggest Business Moves in Hip-Hop History

The Big Payback Presents: The 25 Biggest Business Moves in Hip-Hop History

From Run-DMC's million dollar Adidas contract to Chris Lighty facing down Suge Knight, read about the deals that shaped rap.