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Posted on 09.14.13 in Events, Hip Hop, Writing by MK Asante

Buck in LA [Photos + Video]

Had an amazing event (9/10/13) at the LA Central Library as part of their ALOUD series.

ALOUD brings together todayโ€™s brightest cultural, scientific, and political luminaries with the curious minds of Los Angeles.

The event was moderated by my homie Jeff Chang (author of Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop) and featured a reading, discussion, Q&A, book signing, and a special guest musical performance.

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Photo: Gary Leonard

The line to get in

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Intro by Louise Steinman, curator of the ALOUD series

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What up, good people?

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Jeff Chang, moi

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Reading a passage from Buck

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Photo: Gary Leonard

Q&A

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Make some noise for …

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Drop that beat

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Surprise performance: “Godz N The Hood” featuring Ras Kass, Bishop Lamont, and Talib Kweli

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Jeff Chang capturing the performance

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People gettin Buck

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Book signing line

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The Buck clutch

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Book signing

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One Love!

-MK