Buppies, B-boys, Baps & Bohos: Notes on Post-soul Black Culture

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HarperPerennial, 1994 - Art - 329 pages
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An insightful, dead-on accurate look at Black American life--the street culture, city life, music, movies, sports, politics, and fashions--from the author of The Death of Rhythm & Blues and Elevating the Game. "An essential document and decoding tool".--People. Photos.

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Buppies, B-boys, Baps & Bohos: notes on post-soul Black culture

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In this collection of his Village Voice "Native Son'' columns (written mostly since 1988), George "reports on, hangs out with, and takes measure of'' a variety of black Americans, from Marvin Gaye ... Read full review

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Got this book for $1 at a book sale at East Cleveland Public Library. It was well worth the dollar! I definitely got a deal. It is old, but relevant in the life of a poet, writer, researcher, etc. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
Rapping Deejays 1980
43
CPT Time 1990
58
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Nelson George is the author of several non-fiction books, including "The Death of Rhythm & Blues" & "Hip Hop America", both nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award, & three novels, "One Woman Short", "Seduced", & the "Essence" Blackboard bestseller "Urban Romance". An award-winning journalist, he is also an accomplished screenwriter (including "Strictly Business" & "CB-4") & an Emmy Award-winning producer of HBO's "The Chris Rock Show". He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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