Books By Rappers We Would Read

Rappers have written incredibly compelling books in recent years. Jay Z’s Decoded, Questlove’s Mo’ Betta Blues: The World According to Questlove, and The Way I Am by Eminem are just a few examples of the amazing pieces rappers have written over the years. But what if rappers sat down and wrote more than autobiographies? What if hip-hop artists took their expertise and applied it to writing a book about more than just their lives? The following is a collection of artists whose books, whether they are a how-to guide or a cookbook — with one autobiography as an exception — we would definitely pick up off the shelves.

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