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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