Pimps Up, Ho’s Down: Hip Hop’s Hold on Young Black Women

(New York University Press)

Author Tracy Sharpley-Whiting’s non-fiction tale features candid looks into the lives of hip-hop groupies, strippers, as well as¬†focusing on other forms sexual abuse to black women within hip-hop culture.

Whiting’s hopes for young women to “be more politically conscious about the choices they make and the opportunities they take.”