The Plot Against Hip Hop: A Novel: A Novel

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Akashic Books, Nov 1, 2011 - Fiction - 220 pages
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A riveting noir novel set in hip hop culture, by best-selling and critically acclaimed author Nelson George.

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D Hunter runs a business providing security for hip-hop events like Jay-Z promotions and BET awards shows. When longtime friend and music critic Dwayne Robinson stumbles to D's office door and dies ... Read full review

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Nelson George: Nelson George is one of the first writers to document hip hop culture, seeing Kool Herc in a Bronx schoolyard in the late '70s. He would go on to write several award winning books on the subject, including 'Hip Hop America' and Russell Simmons' autobiography 'Life and Def.' He directed Queen Latifah in the award winning HBO film,
'Life Support,' and executive produces VH1's long running 'Hip Hop Honors' broadcast. He can be contacted at

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