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New York based photographer Mike Schrieber documents the hip hop world. Self-taught, he started off going to shows and worked his way through the ranks to document the genre’s elite. His new book ‘TRUE Hip-Hop’ of mostly black and white portraits features Mos Def, Flava Flav, Slick Rick, (a then unsigned) Eminem, along with some lesser known names (C Murder, Petey Pablo, Maino). Accompanying stories include anecdotes on the artists as well as shooting techniques (he only uses analogue) to show more than the façade of money, honeys, dogs, smokes, tattoos etc. Other projects include the Angola Prison Rodeo and The Dog Park. Here he muses with Dazed about the hustle of hip hop and making rappers look good.