From the Inside Flap
A history of the distinctive, U.S. Capital sound that fuses hip-hop, funk, and soul
About the Author
Kip Lornell teaches in the music department at George Washington University. He has published nearly one hundred articles and liner notes as well as ten books, including Introducing American Folk Music
and The Life and Legend of Leadbelly
(with Charles Wolfe).
Charles C. Stephenson, Jr., is a political and cultural activist, the original manager of Experience Unlimited, cofounder of the Malcolm X Day Celebration, former chair of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and a member of the Washington Area Music Association and NARAS.