Date of Birth : Mar 20, 1971
Toure is an American writer, music journalist, cultural critic, and television personality. He was a co-host of the TV showThe Cycle on MSNBC. He was also a contributor to MSNBC's The Dylan Ratigan Show, and the host of Fuse's Hiphop Shop and On the Record. He serves on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominating Committee. He taught a course on the history of hip hop at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, part of the Tisch School of the Arts in New York.
Toure is the author of several books, including The Portable Promised Land, Soul City, Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness? What It Means To Be Black Now and I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became an Icon.