Author(s): Ross Schwartzman
One of the world's foremost collectors of all things hip hop, DJ Ross One presents - for the first time ever - his much sought after collection of T-shirts in this lushly produced and detailed catalogue showcasing over 500 of the genre's best. Rap Tees outshines all other rap tee collections and will be the definitive reference for generations to come. Providing not only a valuable reference and style guide to these ultra-rare shirts, Rap Tees is also a unique chronology of the history of hip hop.
Ross Schwartzman aka DJ Ross One is a world renowned DJ and collector of all things hip hop. As a DJ, he lives between New York City and Miami, and travels constantly to play the leading nightclubs in the United States and abroad. He was recently signed to Jay-Z's Roc Nation Management. A self-proclaimed "rap nerd," Ross has been collecting hip hop ephemera and memorabilia since he was 15, whether it's classic boomboxes, rare records, zines, early hip hop flyers, or t-shirts. His passion for collecting has led him to accumulate some of the coolest rap-related items in the world (in his humble opinion).