Street Lit (aka Urban Lit, Ghetto Lit)

"What is a street lit novel? The telltale signs usually include a shut-your-mouth title, straightforward sentences, vast amounts of drugs, sex and rap music and varying degrees of crime and punishment. An exemplary tale is a mixture of foul language, flying bullets, fast cars, a flood of drugs, fallen angels and high-priced frippery. It venerates grams over grammar, sin over syntax, excess over success." -The Washington Post

Related Genres

African-American Interest
African-American Romances
Mean Streets
Mixed Singles/Doubles/etc.

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updated: Monday, August 30, 2010