About the Author
Soren Baker has had more than 2,200 articles published in such publications as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Source and RedBullUSA.com, the overwhelming majority of them focusing on hip-hop culture. He’s penned liner notes for albums by 2Pac, Ice Cube, N.W.A, Gang Starr and others, and has worked on television programs for VH1 and Fuse. He has written and produced DVDs for Tech N9ne and Chingy and is the author of 2006’s The Music Library: The History of Rap and Hip-Hop. He and his family live in Southern California.