Nelson George

Nelson George is a author/filmmaker who documents and celebrates the black experience in America. Nelson has written the critically acclaimed music histories The Death of Rhythm & Blues and Hip Hop America, plus the current music themed novel The Plot Against Hip Hop. He directed the HBO telefilm Life Support that starred Queen Latifah. He also has two documentaries on national cable channels this spring: Brooklyn Boheme on Showtime and The Announcement on ESPN. His web site is www.nelsondgeorge.net