Looking for Leroy by Mark Anthony Neal

Forthcoming book from Mark Anthony Neal will be a must read


Preface: Waiting for Leroy



1. A Foot Deep in the Culture: The Thug Knowledge(s) of A Man Called Hawk

2. “My Passport Says Shawn”: Toward a Hip-Hop Cosmopolitanism

3. The Block Is Hot: Legibility and Loci in The Wire

4. R. Kelly’s Closet: Shame, Desire, and the Confessions of a (Postmodern) Soul Man

5. Fear of a Queer Soul Man: The Legacy of Luther Vandross

Postscript: Looking for Denzel, Finding Barack