From the Essence bestselling author of Hiding in Hip Hop and an entertainment insider—a juicy debut novel about the “down-low” life of one of New York’s most beloved Hip Hop producers.
After the suddendeath of his father, a renowned jazz musician, Aaron “Big A.T.” Tremble clings to music as an escape. Making hiphop beatsbecomes his life.His love formusic lands him at the es...more
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MOGUL: A Novel
By Terrance Dean
With the publication of Hiding in Hip-Hop, the controversial Essence bestselling expose that set the entertainment industry on its ear, Terrance Dean, who has worked in television and film for well over a decade, became the voice of African American men in Hollywood and in H ...more
Big A.T. introduces us to an underworld of myriad gay men in the entertainment industry known as “The Family”, who use ...more
Author: Terrance Dean
Headline: Hard to Put Down!
Every so often I pick up a book that actually provides insight to a particular part of our society, and Mogul by Terrance Dean does exactly that for the entertainment industry. Even though it is written as a piece of fiction by the end, you will be trying to figure out who each character mirrors in real life. Although it may be a little sensationalized it does not reach the point of unbelievable.
Big A.T. is the main character o ...more
My incredulity stemmed from the steps the main character had to take to keep it hidden. I thought that was sad. And although his style is a bit graphic (but then again, the Hip-Hop genre isn't exactly subtle), Terrance Dean was able to portray the sensitive side of his characters.
Although the backstory of A ...more
Romance: Beautiful love story between Big A.T. the mogul ,and Tickman, the talented rapper he produces.
Of course, there is a poor woman in the mix, Big A.T.'s girlfriend and mother of his daughter. She thought she had found love. Makes me sick.
Drama: The outing and the coming out of a famous hip hop mogul. Cynical.
PS: The romance is bittersweet but ...more
Today 6/14/2011 he kicks off a book-signing tour in NYC, then Philly, Detroit, Chicago, Nashville, Atlanta, New Orleans, Houston, Baltimore, and Boston. Let's go people! Spread the word. Some cities I'll be at Barnes & Noble. The hottest book of the summer is here!
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