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

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Da Capo Press, 2001 - Art - 364 pages
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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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User Review  - Shila - Goodreads

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

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User Review  - Ronald Wilcox - Goodreads

Although dated since it was first published in 1993, this is a very good collection of articles or essays by the author, most published the Village Voice in the late 80'a and early 90's. George ... Read full review

Contents

A Chronicle of PostSoul Black Culture
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Rapping Deejays 1980
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CPT Time 1990
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About the author (2001)

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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