Never drank the kool-aid: essays by toure picador, march 2006 $15, isbn 0-312-42578-3 whether anybody likes it or not, hip-hop is as american as apple pie. Find great deals for never drank the kool-aid : essays by toure (2006, paperback) shop with confidence on ebay.
It includes interviews and editorials yet is far from the stale journalism that much of the public has come to expect toure is a fine, thoughtful writer so whether he is writing about tupac or dale earnhardt, jr, he demonstrates an eloquence that makes each word as enjoyable as the content. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for never drank the kool-aid: essays at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.
Never drank the kool-aid has 238 ratings and 24 reviews joyce said: he loves hip-hop, and yet is conflicted and vulnerable and overeducated and skeptica. Never drank the kool-aid: essays user review - not available - book verdict this collection of essays and journalistic features doesn't differ much from other anthologies by contemporary pop culture writers.
Many of these i've read in their original form, being a magazine junkie this guy seems like a bit of a douche to me the essays were out of control- crap that doesn't really mean anything or matter i did like some of his profiles of artists, they are usually better than the average magazine article. Never drank the kool-aid is the chronicle of touré's unparalleled journey through the american funhouse called pop culture its rooms are filled with creative, arrogant, kind, ordinary, and extraordinary people, most of whom happen to be famous.
Get this from a library never drank the kool-aid : essays [touré] -- artikler, essays og interviews med amerikanske rockmusikere, især rap og hip hop, samt andre kulturpersoner, sportsfolk mv.