Buppies, B-boys, Baps and Bohos by Nelson George
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Buppies, B-boys, Baps and Bohos
By Nelson George

Buppies, B-boys, Baps and Bohos

Notes on Post-soul Black Culture 2nd Revised edition

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Buppies, B-boys, Baps and Bohos by Nelson George

Book Description

In 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 Details

ISBN: 9780306810275
ISBN-10: 0306810271
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 21-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Nelson George

A veteran journalist, NELSON GEORGE was Billboard's black music editor for seven years and a regular columnist for the Village Voice. He is the author of more than eight books, including the forthcoming novel, Show & Tell. He is also producer on HBO's "The Chris Rock Show." He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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