About the Author

Jake Brown


Nashville-based music biographer Jake Brown has published fifteen books, including Dr. Dre: In the Studio; Suge Knight: The Rise, Fall and Rise of Death Row Records; 50 Cent: No Holds Barred; Biggie Smalls: Ready to Die; Tupac: In the Studio (authorized by the estate); as well as titles on Kanye West, R. Kelly, Jay Z, and non-hip hop titles. Brown was also a featured author in Rick James’ recently published autobiography, Memoirs of Rick James: Confessions of a Super Freak. Brown is also owner of the hard rock label Versailles Records, distributed nationally by Big Daddy Music Distribution.