Posts Tagged ‘Hip-hop in fiction’
 
 
 
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BLACK WILL SHOOT by Jesse Washington
BLACK WILL SHOOT by Jesse Washington
BLACK WILL SHOOT by Jesse Washington

BLACK WILL SHOOT by Jesse Washington

Marq Wise is a talented, ambitious young writer with a good life, a gorgeous girlfriend – and the inescapable feeling that something is missing. When he’s offered a job at Fever, his favorite hip-hop magazine, Marq finally real...
 
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DEATH AROUND THE CORNER by C-Murder

There’s a time to go hard, and time to chill… The day the cops took his daddy away for murder, a new emotion gripped five-year-old Daquan Watson’s heart: Hate. It would stay with as he came up in The Calliope, New Orleans’ most...
 
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SENTENCES: THE LIFE OF M.F. GRIMM by Percy Carey

Hip-Hop. The name alone brings conflicting images of both excessive wealth and abject poverty. A culture that’s vibrant as well as violent. Yet to many, Hip-Hop is seen as an escape from life on the streets, and the rise to the...

 
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FALLEN STAR by Debra Clayton

Lyrical genious and self-proclaiming thug, Blayze is the newest rhyme-master to step on to the hip-hop scene. His smooth flow, undeniable good looks and slick lyrics shoot him past the industry’s reigning rap stars as he heads ...
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THE NAKED TRUTH by Chunichi

Chunichi, Essence magazine bestselling author, is back and keepin’ it raw in her latest drama-filled novel, The Naked Truth. Chunichi wouldn’t dare return without the infamous Ceazia Devereaux (her dedicated fans won’t allow it...

 
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Mark Anthony

While investigating one of hip-hop’s most successful music labels, Gun Clap records, undercover FBI agent Jessica Jackson is willing to do anything to help keep her identity a secret. She helps the Feds hit a grand slam during ...
 
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DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS by Joy King

Nothing prepares Tyler Blake for the fast-paced living of New York City. A small-town girl from Georgia, she quickly gets caught up in the glamorous entertainment industry. While pursing her dream of becoming an actress, Tyler ...
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A STREET GIRL NAMED DESIRE by Treasure E. Blue

Desire was born on the streets of Harlem – literally. Her mom, a crack-addicted prostitute, delivered her on a bitter winter’s night after turning a trick and being brutally beaten by the john. Taken from her mother by the stat...
 
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HITTIN’ THE BRICKS by Noire

The bestselling author of G-Spot and Candy Licker, Noire pens the intense tale of Eva Patterson, a tragic daughter of the ghetto who finds peril on the streets of New York. With an abusive mother and a heroin monkey on her back...
 
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A HIP-HOP STORY by Heru Ptah

Rappers Flawless and Hannibal are two talented young men moving toward the same dream: To be the best, to take over the world, to see the big picture, to become the most respected rap artists of their generation. Along the way,...