From one of the preeminent cultural critics of her generation, a radiant weave of memoir, criticism, and biography that tells the story of black women in music—from the Dixie Cups to Gladys Knight to Janet, Whitney, and Mariah—as the foundational story of American pop.
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|Publisher:||Random House Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.81(d)|
About the Author
Danyel Smith is a media creative, television producer, and author. She was most recently senior producer and editor for ESPN’s The Undefeated. Prior to ESPN, Smith was a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford, where she cofounded HRDCVR, an innovative hardcover culture magazine. In addition to writing for Elle, ESPN The Magazine, NPR, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Media Group, The New York Times, and many other media organizations, Danyel has served as editor of Billboard, editor at large at Time Inc., and editor in chief of Vibe. She is the author of two novels, More Like Wrestling and Bliss. She lives in Los Angeles.