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Tamara Palmer's Reviews

Reviews of Tamara’s Work

Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-Hop
Jun.01.2005
Published by King
"I always connect the South with a diamond," writes David Banner, setitng off the forward to Tamara Palmer's 24-karat exploration of Southern hip-hop. Palmer, a former...
Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-Hop
Jun.29.2005
Published by SF Weekly
One of Palmer's most interesting assertions: By testing out their tracks at strip clubs before releasing them as singles, Southern hip-hop producers are actually empowering...
Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-Hop
May.01.2005
Published by Record Collector
Writer Tamara Palmer has been a hip-hop DJ for years and this shines through in her lively and enthusiastic introduction to the scene.
Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-Hop
Published by Radikal
Ce livre est un must pour tout aficionado desireux de savoir comment le sud a gagne sa place face a New York et Los Angeles.
Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-Hop
Jun.01.2005
Published by The Wire
The book's crisp black and white photography and appropriate design (its pull-quotes rendered in the Gothic typeface Fraktur) recall two other genre primers of enduring worth --...
Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-Hop
Aug.01.2005
Published by Peace
Drawing on playlists, artist bios, collabo info, and interviews with all the major players for her "sampladelic oral history" of the crunk era, former URB editor Tamara...
Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-Hop
Feb.01.2006
Published by Sister 2 Sister
Music journalist Tamara Palmer left no stone untuned when writing Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-Hop . . . Teemoney's book is 'bout it, fa' sho!
Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-Hop
Apr.01.2005
Published by iDJ (International DJ)
An insider's guide to Dirty South hip-hop. It's a game of two halves: the "A-Side" features all the artist profiles and background info you could possibly ask for, while...
Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-Hop
Sep.01.2005
Published by Black Beat
Country Fried Soul digs deep into the history of hip-hop in the South, chronicling the forefathers and inovators of the genre and what the future has in store. Complete with...
Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-Hop
Oct.01.2005
Published by Flaunt
Palmer is no slouch when it comes to hip-hop knowledge, but this book isn't geared toward the serious underground head. Poignant, funny, and easily digestible, Country Fried Soul...
Country Fried Soul: Adventures in Dirty South Hip-Hop
Published by The Fader
Writer/DJ Tamara Palmer smartly avoided the urge to attempt a be-all, end-all retrospective tome with her first book. Instead, she compiled a pause-tape style piece mixing...