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I’m not trying to write a novel here, just want to give you a few thoughts on Hip Hop, a bit of this and that mixed with a smidgen of humor! Plain and simple!

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King Of The Road!

I had no idea that there was a strong bike culture amongst African-Americans until I came across the book Brooklyn Kings back in the early 2000s. I don’t have a copy though I bought it as a gift for a mate who let me kip in their spare room. I’d say it was a fare exchange:)  Anyways the photos within it were fascinating and so very stylish that you couldn’t help but be drawn into that world and secretly long to be a part of it.

The author/photographer Martin Dixon is himself a biker and he gives us such  a wide range of photos of this outsider culture that we can recognize that it is indeed a way of life.  We get a peek at kings & their biker queens in all manner of life situations such from the holy- bike blessings, to the raunchy -  bikini clad biker chicks doing a bike wash:).  The book is as pricy now as it was back then so it’s on my Amazon wishlist but I will buy it one day soon. It’s the ultimate coffee table book…

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