Touré net worth and salary: Touré is an American writer, music journalist, and television personality who has a net worth of $2 million. Touré was born in Boston, Massachusetts in March 1971. He co-hosted the television series The Cycle on MSNBC from 2013 to 2015. Touré has also been featured on the TV series Martin Bashir from 2012 to 2013, Hip Hop Show from 2009 to 2013, Politics Nation with Al Sharpton from 2014 to 2015, Best of Five from 2008 to 2015, and more. Touré has authored the books The Portable Promised Land: Stories, Soul City: A Novel, Never Drank the Kool-Aid: Essays, Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness? What It Means to Be Black Now, and I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became an Icon. He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominating Committee and has taught at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at the Tisch School of the Arts.