Mike Miller Launches a Kickstarter for Book Featuring Famous West Coast Rap Stars of The 90's

By - Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Photographer, Mike Miller has launched a Kickstarter page to raise funds for the 2nd edition of West Coast Hip Hop: A History in Pictures. This book compiles his pictures of the early years of West Coast rappers including album covers and never before seen pictures of the likes of Snoop Dogg, Tupac, Eazy E, NWA, Ice Cube, Ice T, Too Short, Cypress Hill, DJ Quik and many more. To see more of Mike Millers awesome work take a look at our previous post 50 Fresh Flicks: Mike Miller. Statement from Mike Miller’s Kickstarter page. This kickstarter campaign is for the 2nd edition of West Coast Hip Hop: A History in Pictures Book by Michael Miller. He documented the early days of West Coast rappers, shooting album covers and editorials for all the groups that came out of the west. Snoop Dogg, Tupac, Eazy E, NWA, Ice Cube, Ice T, Too Short, Cypress Hill, DJ Quik,and the list keeps going, over 45 artists. This era changed pop-culture! After giving out hundreds of books for promotion, this book has been a favorite coffee table book for Snoop Dogg, Shepard Fairy, Ice Cube, Mister Cartoon, Estevan Oriol, Cypress Hill, Retna, Will-I-Am etc… Everyone that gets there hands on it says it’s a must have. The first edition sold out with in the first 3 months and had a soft launch. Everyday the word is spreading about one of the most important books that documents the groups in their early days. Michael’s tells the stories about each shoot, what it was like working with these icons. With the 2nd edition he hopes to share this book with the world. Production costs are extremely high so we are asking for help from the kickstarter posse around the world. Thank You! via Revok

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