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An Interview With Nelson George, Part ...

Nelson George is a writer whose work I have enjoyed for years. His books, Where Did Our Love Go , The Death Of Rhythm And Blues , Hip-Hop America , have lovingly, intelligently and insightfully chronicled the history of soul and post-soul black music, looking behind the scenes and under the hood to get to the sometimes messy contradictions that are both behind the scenes, and in the grooves. In addition to writing fifteen books, George has also written for the screen, and, in 2007, had his directorial debut with the HBO film Life Support , starring Queen Latifah.<br/><br/> George has recently released his own memoir, City Kid , a chronicle of his growing up in the projects of Brooklyn, .... 11:56 p.m. Monday 6th April 2009 EST
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