About the Author
James B. Golden was born and raised in Salinas, California, and received his M.P.A. and B.A. in English and Pan-African Studies Arts & Literature from California State University, Northridge. He has edited Kapu-Sens Literary Journal and the Hip Hop Think Tank Journal. Golden is the author of Sweet Potato Pie Underneath The Sun's Broiler. He currently lives in Los Angeles, where he is a freelance music journalist. His articles have appeared in such periodicals as Clutch Magazine, Jazz Times, and Our Weekly.