“Hot stuff for politically and economically astute pop-music collections.”—Booklist
“A great primer on how poorly the music industry tends to treat its artists.”—New York Press
Courtney Love and Public Enemy’s Chuck D join Kelley and other journalists to examine how black music has been developed, marketed and distributed within the structure of American capitalism.
Norman Kelley is the author of The Head Negro in Charge Syndrome: The Dead End of Black Politics (Nation Books, 2004) and the Nina Halligan mystery series. He lives in Brooklyn.