Buppies, B-Boys, Baps and Bohos
Notes on Post-soul Black Culture
By (author) Nelson George
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Buppies, B-Boys, Baps and Bohos by Nelson George
Book DescriptionIn this new and expanded edition of Nelson George's classic cultural study, contemporary black culture is chronicled through essays on music, film, sports, publishing, politics and city life, both uptown and down. "Buppies" enters nearly every arena of the black urban USA: roisterous rappers and legendary hoopsters, streetwise hustlers and influential filmmakers, unsung musicians and drug dealers at work.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306810275
(210mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 21-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Plot Against Hip Hop, Paperback (December 2011)» View all books by Nelson George
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Author Biography - Nelson George
Nelson George is the author of fourteen books of fiction and non-fiction, including The Death of Rhythm and Blues and Hip-Hop America, both nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He wrote about hip-hop for Billboard and The Village Voice in the 1970s and '80s. He lives in Brooklyn.
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