Nelson George: Artform Radio // 16-01-20

Nelson George is an author and filmmaker with a passion for African American culture and music. His books include Where Did Our Love Go: The Rise and Fall of the Motown Sound, The Death of Rhythm and Blues, Hip Hop America and the recently released The Nelson George Mixtape. He's penned a series of noir novels set in the world of music with the fifth book, The Darkest Hearts, coming in August. As a filmmaker has written, produced and directed numerous films and documentaries. Most recently he was a producer/writer on the Netflix series The Get Down and a producer/interviewee on the Clarence Avant documentary The Black Godfather. Currently Nelson is serving as executive producer on the FX Tupac documentary series Outlaw and directing a documentary about the 1998 Gordon Parks hip hop photo titled A Great Day in Hip Hop Revisited.

Sade - Punch Drunk
Marvin Gaye - After the Dance
Leon Ware - Learning How To Love You
Dyke & the Blazers - Let A Woman Be Woman, Let a Man Be A Man Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite - Sumthin' Sumthin'
Sade - Sweetest Taboo
D'Angelo & the Vanguard's Black Messiah - Sugar Daddy
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O'Jays's Ship Ahoy - Shiip Ahoy

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