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The Vice Guide to Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll
What started out as a few Montreal drug addicts scamming welfare make-work programs back in 1994 has become a global empire of hedonism known simply as VICE. From a 16-page newspaper about punk bands …
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Like the hard-hitting sounds of a Public Enemy jam, the words of the band's lead singer, Chuck D, excite the mind and senses.  In his first book, Chuck D pours out commentary that takes on Hollywood, …
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