mickey hess:

author and hip hop scholar

Hip Hop Books
The Nostalgia Echo
The Novelist & the Rapper
Big Wheel at the Cracker Factory
My writing online
I Will Blurb Any Book!

Mickey Hess is Professor of English at Rider University and the author
of several books, including The Nostalgia Echo (a novel) and Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide. Currently he is working
on a book about Ol' Dirty Bastard for Itbooks/HarperCollins.


See me talk Hip Hop on A&E Biography's Vanilla Ice Episode

I Will Blurb Any Book Within 24 Hours! at The Rumpus

Interview on NPR Baltimore

Largehearted Boy Playlist for Big Wheel at the Cracker Factory

Life Story at Featherproof Books (samples Colonel Sanders' autobiography)


The Novelist and The Rapper

WARNING: Video contains beatboxing

Reading "The Novelist and the Rapper"
with rapper Traum Diggs and Peter Richter
@ Brickbat Books, Philadelphia



Largehearted Boy Playlist for The Nostalgia Echo

LEO Reviews The Nostalgia Echo

Nostalgia Echo