Greg Tate

AALBC mourns the passing of Greg Tate, the “Godfather of Hip-Hop Journalism.”

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Greg Tate is a 1-Time AALBC.com Bestselling Author

Greg Tate (October 15, 1957 – December 7, 2021) was a writer, musician, and producer. The focus of his writing has been African-American music and culture. He is a founding member of the Black Rock Coalition and the leader of Burnt Sugar.

Tate’s mother, Florence Louise Tate, was an important civil rights activist.

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2 Books by Greg Tate


Book Cover Everything But the Burden: What White People Are Taking from Black Culture by Greg Tate

Everything But the Burden

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