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    Touré Touré

    Iconic Journalist & Culture Critic

    Touré is a writer and a TV host. He was the co-host of MSNBC's "The Cycle "and was also a host at BET and MTV. He has published five books and is at work at three more, one of them the autobiography of the pioneering MC Rakim. He is a husband and a father of two who lives in Brooklyn.

    Past Events

    Wednesday, Feb 17 2016

    6 PM

    Music industry titan, L.A. Reid, has been discovering talent and shaping popular music for more than 25 years. An artist himself, Reid’s uncanny... read more
    1 hour | Conversation | Morningstar

    Thursday, Oct 20 2016

    7 PM

    Since its arrival in the early 1970s, hip-hop has grown to shape much of American culture. Until recently, it hasn’t been included in conversations... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

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