by michael presley

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BLACKFUNK follows one man's reaction to an act of infidelity and the personal battles of accepting decisions or dealing with consequences. It is a sexy urban drama, filled with eroticism and passion that hasn't been seen in cinema in years. Blackfunk comes to life in the fast moving, trend setting city of New York. Blackfunk examines the complicated nature of black love, without reservation revealing the "myth" of black male sexuality and fear of commitment. Rashaun is devastated when he sees a sex tape with his girlfriend, Kim, and his best friend, Derek. Rashaun becomes totally angry and after that takes out his frustrations on women in the bedroom. Until he meets Andria, a woman who has had her own problems in relationships but wants to love again. Rashaun attempt at loving Andria is a total failure. His demons threaten to not only destroy him but everyone around him. Blackfunk is one man�s attempt at love in a world filled with betrayal, pain, and uncontrollable emotions.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016545479
Publisher: blackfunk publishing
Publication date: 03/11/2001
Series: blackfunk , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 251
Sales rank: 940,154
File size: 191 KB

About the Author

Michael Pressley - Writer and Producer
Michael Presley made a name for himself in 2001 with his first self-published novel called BLACKFUNK. Blackfunk was not only a phenomenal success; it spun two other novels Blackfunk II, No Regrets No Apologies and Blackfunk III, Whatever it Takes. The BLACKFUNK Trilogy has sold over five hundred thousand copies with a conservative estimated readership of 1.5 million. Mr. Presley has also published two short stories.

Mr. Presley�s latest book, Tears on A Sunday Afternoon, published by Strebor Books, a division of Simon and Shuster has also hit the market running with its initial print run out of stock within weeks. Mr. Presley also co-wrote a teenage novel Keisha�s Choice with Grand Master Roosevelt Gainey and Sifu Brenda Rainey. Michael Presley has been a guest on numerous radio stations including WLIB and the Wendy Williams show on WBLS. He has also been featured in Black Issues book Review. His books have been reviewed in the following magazines Black Women, Heart and Soul and Smooth magazine and also the Caribbean Life newspaper.
In October 2011, Michael Presley�s script for BLACKFUNK was a finalist in the FilmMakers International Screenwriting Award. In addition, to penning BLACKFUNK script, Mr. Presley also wrote a script called FOOLS and an hourly television script for BLACKFUNK. He is presently looking at different avenues to bring his scripts to the screen.
Mr. Presley was born in the beautiful island of Grenada, then migrated to Brooklyn, New York. He attended Wingate High School and went on to Stony Brook University where he received a B.A. in English with a concentration in creative writing.
He is currently working on an action novel entitled Die to Live.

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