Nelson George

Nelson George is an author and filmmaker with a passion for Black American culture. He has written the music histories The Death of Rhythm & Blues and Hip Hop America, directed the documentaries Finding the Funk and A Ballerina’s Tale and is a supervising producer of The Get Down on Netflix. His novels include the first three in his D Hunter mystery series, The Accidental Hunter, The Plot Against Hip Hop and The Lost Treasures of R&B. He is a lifelong resident of Brooklyn, N.Y., and To Funk and Die in LA is his latest novel in the D Hunter series.