June 13, 2024

INTELLECTUAL INK

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BOOK CLUB: Chronicles of the Juice Man: A Memoir

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A memoir by the Oscar-winning, platinum-selling rapper and producer for fans of Rick Ross’s Hurricanes and The Autobiography of Gucci Mane

The hustle still continues for hip-hop OG Juicy J as he shares his invaluable story as an unwavering force in the music industry. Jordan Houston’s rise to stardom was never easy. He began his journey on the streets of Memphis in the ’80s, always inspired by music and with big dreams of becoming a superstar rapper. Jordan stuck to his plan with determination, on a never-ending grind to greatness. From a young, poor, ambitious kid to an Academy Award-winning and Grammy-nominated recording artist and entrepreneur, the Juice Man offers his wisdom as one of the most influential tastemakers in the game.

A raw, intentional portrait of artistry and a never-before-seen look into the making of a respected musical veteran, Chronicles of the Juice Man is an essential book for creatives everywhere.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Juicy J is a rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known as the co-founder of the Southern hip hop group Three 6 Mafia. Juicy founded the music band along with other members of the group in 1991 and went on to win an Academy Award for Best Original Song for “It’s Hard out Here for a Pimp” in 2006.

Soren Baker has had more than 3,500 articles published in such publications as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, XXL, and The Source. The Maryland native has penned liner notes for albums by 2Pac, Ice Cube, N.W.A, Gang Starr, and others. The former News Editor of HipHopDX.com, Baker has also worked on television programs for VH1 and Fuse and has sold a movie script. With Xzibit, Baker was the co-host of Open Bar Radio on 93.5 KDAY in Los Angeles. He has also written and produced DVDs for Tech N9ne and Chingy. He is the author of 2018’s “The History Of Gangster Rap,” 2006’s “The Music Library: The History of Rap and Hip-Hop,” and 2011’s “I’m The White Guy – The Tech N9ne Edition” and “I’m The White Guy – The Jay-Z Edition.” Baker has also co-authored books with Game, Glasses Malone, Young Bleed and Murs, and has three books on the Baltimore Ravens.

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