Touré is the co-host of The Cycle which airs on MSNBC weekdays at 3pm and the author of “Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness? What It Means To Be Black Now,” which was named one of the Most Notable Books of 2011 by the New York Times and the Washington Post. It was also nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work of Non-Fiction. He has published three previous books and is currently at work on a book about Prince which will be published in 2013. He is also co-writing the autobiography of the legendary rapper Nas. He is a columnist for He lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, with his wife and two children.