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Buppies, B-Boys, Baps, and Bohos Notes on Post-Soul Black Culture

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ISBN-10: 0306810271

ISBN-13: 9780306810275

Edition: 2nd 2001

Authors: Nelson George

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In this title contemporary black American culture is chronicled through essays on music, film, sports, publishing, politics and city life. This edition includes essays on the Hughes brothers, the business of hip-hop and Latrell Sprewell.
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List price: $16.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/12/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

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.

Introduction to the New Edition
A Chronicle of Post-Soul Black Culture
Rapping Deejays (1980)
Rappin' with Russell: Eddie Murphying the Flak-Catchers (1985)
CPT Time (1990)
Take Back the Mike (1991)
Michael Bivins: Boy to Man (1991)
Scarface (1992)
Cool vs. Chilly (1992)
The New Street Art (1981)
World Culture (1981)
Grandmaster Flash: Flash Is Bad (1987)
Rakim and Eric B.: Hyper as a Heart Attack (1987)
Nationwide: America Raps Back (1988)
Bobby Brown: Bad Boy Makes Good (1988)
Kool Moe Dee and L.L. Cool J: I Versus I (1989)
Goin' Off in Cali (1989)
Rap's 10th Birthday (1989)
Ghettocentricity (1991)
Pop Life (1990)
Media Impressions
Critical Condition (1991)
Up from Integration (1991)
Forty Acres and an Empire: Spike Lee Plants the New Motown in Brooklyn (1990)
Tracy Chapman: Today's Black Woman (1988)
The Ebony Agenda (1989)
Superfly (1990)
Beige Is Fine (1989)
Gangsta Attitude (1990)
Shady Dealin' (1990)
Boy Talk (1989)
Old Glory (1990)
Native Daughters (1989)
August (1990)
Get on Up (1991)
Sweet Funny Robin (1990)
Women of Color (1990)
Owner's Manual (1990)
Video Blaculinity (1990)
Box Office Riot (1991)
Niggas With Attitude (1992)
Soul Culture: Trad and Retro-Nuevo
Standing in the Shadows of Motown: The Unsung Session Men of Hitsville's Golden Era (1983)
Whose Time Was It? (1990)
Two Detroit Sisters (1991)
Berry's Ass (1990)
Babyface: LaFacing the Future (1989)
Lisa Stansfield: Britain in Effect (1990)
Rick James's Ghetto Life (1981)
Frankie Beverly Stays Home (1981)
Too Much Luther Vandross (1982)
Till the Day They Die (1984)
Lionel Richie: Truly Still Easy (1983)
The Best of Gil Scott-Heron (1984)
Not the Average Kind (1984)
Chocolate Chips at the Ice Capades (1984)
Marvin Gaye Obituary (1984)
Family Ties: Bobby Womack, Linda Womack, and Cecil Womack (1985)
The Time Has Come: Jimmy "Jam" Harris/Terry Lewis (1986)
Anita Baker: A Quiet Storm (1986)
Bobby "Blue" Bland: Storm Warnings (1987)
To Be a Black Man
Why Did Edmund Perry Die? (1985)
Blacklash (1991)
The Magic Touch (1991)
Semiconsciousness (1990)
Hands On (1989)
Race Loyalty (1991)
Dinkins's World, Sharpton's People (1989)
Dare to Be Black (1989)
B-Boy Boojie Backcourt Man: Mark "Action" Jackson Stirs the Knicks (1988)
To Be a Black Man (1991)
Big City of Dreams
Middle-Class Heaven (1989)
Fort to the Future (1990)
Garbage Time (1991)
Gusto (1991)
This Christmas (1991)
Dining on Dave (1991)
Mother's Day (1991)
Marilyn (1989)
Byron (1989)
New Lots Avenue (1990)
Sisters Who Sing (1991)
Last Exit from Brooklyn (1990)
Overnightmares (1990)
Afro Ed (1991)
The Brownsville Bomber (1986)
Summertime Blues (1991)
White Lines That Bind: Two Generations in the Cocaine Trade (1985)
Point Man in the Swampland: Dwayne Washington and the Death of Schoolyard Basketball (1987)
Brooklyn Bound (1990)
Masters of Their Own Fates
Menaces to Society: Brothers Grim--The Hugheses' Film is Hip Hop Dark (1993)
Black Books, Black Souls: The Literary Chitlin' Circuit from McMillan to Asante (1994)
They Stand Accused: Public Enemy (1994)
Master of His Own Fate (1996)
All Eyez on Spre (1999)
Michael Jordan: The Head and the Heart (1999)
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