Re: RARA-AVIS: Blaxploitation and soundtracks for books

From: Christoforo (
Date: 05 Apr 2000

> Mad props go out to Hollywood actor Wesley Snipes and partner,
> publisher/president Marc Gerald for the formation of [S] Affiliate, a
> publishing company set to debut in the new year with action-packed
> fiction that focuses on experiences known all too well by urban-based
> hip-hop headz. Formerly shunned by the literary world, hip-hop fiction
> will drop with a bang when [S] Affiliate drops their initial, six-book
> series, accompanied by exclusive mix Cds, courtesy of Def Jam and its
> roster. Set to deliver a new fiction story every other month, the
> official kick-off comes with Ronin' Ro's Street Sweeper, a tale of a
> "ruthless hitman who turns over a new leaf when he accidentally kills an
> innocent girl."

Marc Gerald is the guy who also put out the recent Old School Books with classic titles by Himes, Goines etc.


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