❮KINDLE❯ ❥ On the Come Up ❆ Author Angie Thomas – E17streets4all.co.uk Sixteen year old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time Or at least win her first battle As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big Bri’s got Sixteen year old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers On the PDF/EPUB ² of all time Or at least win her first battle As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big Bri’s got massive shoes to fillBut it’s hard to get your come up when you’re labeled a hoodlum at school and your fridge at home is empty after your mom loses her job So Bri pours her anger and frustration into her first song which goes viral for all the wrong reasonsBri soon finds herself at the center of a controversy portrayed by the media as menace than MC But with an eviction notice staring her family down Bri doesn’t just want to make it—she has to Even if it means becoming the very thing the public has made her out to be Insightful unflinching and full of heart On the Come Up is an ode to hip hop from one of the most influential literary voices of a generation It is the story of fighting for your dreams even as the odds are stacked against you; and about how especially for young black people freedom of speech isn’t always free harpercollinsca.
Angie Thomas was born raised and still resides in Jackson Mississippi as On the PDF/EPUB ² indicated by her accent She is a former teen rapper whose greatest accomplishment was an article about her in Right On Magazine with a picture included She holds a BFA in Creative Writing from Belhaven University and an unofficial degree in Hip Hop She can also still rap if needed She is an inaugural winner of the Walt.
- 464 pages
- On the Come Up
- Angie Thomas
- 17 January 2014 Angie Thomas