Flyboy in the Buttermilk: Essays on Contemporary America

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Simon & Schuster, 1992 - Music - 285 pages
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Village Voice columnist Greg Tate offers essays and tales of American music and culture, from Be-Bop to Hip-Hop. He examines music, books, newspaper reporting, and more to explore such issues as racism, poverty, sexism, homophobia, and political and economic injustices from a black point of view.

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Exhilarating, Tate's jazzy/hip hop wordflow essays on the NYC funk/hip hop scene of the late 80s and early 90s is a real time capsule-- an emerging post colonial sensibility wrestling w/ older African Am cultural nationalism and identity. Includes a moving essay on Basquiat. Read full review

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Wynton Marsalis
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Greg Tate is a renowned cultural critic who writing has appeared in The Village Voice, Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, and Artforum.

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