For the Love of Hip Hop

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AuthorHouse, Sep 21, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 108 pages

For the Love of Hip Hop is a fast-paced, dead-on, erotic read into the world of a female illusionist who has known only a life of personal tragedies, failed relationships, abuse, and despair. J. Toby McKinney gives readers a first-hand look into the life of Aja; an aging former drag circuit “beauty queen”, who is now past her prime. Aja recounts, in graphic detail, her life as she lives it. J. Toby sheds light on the ever-growing phenomenon of the intersecting of gay Hip-Hop and drag queen cultures. Through Aja and Trey; he has brought to the forefront issues that they constantly face while struggling internally with their interracial and cross-cultural dating. J. Toby McKinney brings the reader up-close and personal with his characters by effortlessly breathing life into them in such a way that makes them almost seem human; infusing them with humor, drama, pain, suffering and insecurity. J. Toby McKinney manages to touch upon your deepest secrets and extrapolate them onto the page.


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About the author (2006)

An alumnus of Grambling State University, J. Toby McKinney also works as an HIV/Outreach Specialist in the Caribbean Islander/Black American communities in South Florida. J. Toby is currently completing his third novel, Letting Go of Hip-Hop. J. Toby lives in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.


Other books by J. Toby McKinney:

“Innocence Lost”

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