DescriptionTired of his seedy underworld life, Nigel, a highly paid sex worker, dreams of a new career as an R&B vocalist, but his quest to reach his goal is undermined by Beth Ann, a beautiful, debt-ridden supermodel involved in a deadly drug ring.
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About the Author
Nelson George is an author and filmmaker who specializes in documenting and celebrating African American culture. He has written several classic black music histories, including Where Did Our Love Go?, The Death of Rhythm & Blues, and Hip Hop America. George also coedited The James Brown Reader and has contributed major articles on the films Pariah, The Help, and 12 Years a Slave to the New York Times. He directed the HBO film Life Support and the VH1 documentary Finding the Funk.
In these quirky sex-crazed times, Nelson George looks at the technological undercurrent of black sensuality, deceit, and longing in the lives of four people. A must-read.
"Essence" Unabashedly fun.