Shine Bright: A Personal History of Black Women in Pop

Shine Bright: A Personal History of Black Women in Pop

by Danyel Smith

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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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ISBN-13: 9780593132722
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/01/2022
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 917,459

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.

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