Know What I Mean?
Reflections on Hip-Hop
By Michael Eric Dyson
(Basic Civitas Books, Hardcover, 9780465017164, 208pp.)
Publication Date: June 2007
America’s foremost hip-hop intellectual” and acclaimed biographer of Marvin Gaye and Tupac Shakur weighs in on the past, present, and future of hip-hop music
Michael Eric Dyson, named by Ebony as one of the hundred most influential black Americans, is the author of sixteen books, including Holler if You Hear Me, Is Bill Cosby Right? and I May Not Get There With You: The True Martin Luther King Jr. He is currently University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. He lives in Washington, D.C.