Dan Charnas

DAN CHARNAS scouted talent and promoted records for the seminal rap label, Profile, and was Vice President of A&R for Rick Rubin's Def American Recordings. His writing has appeared in the "Washington Post," the "Chicago Tribune," and the "Village Voice." Charnas holds a master's degree from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize Fellowship. This is his first book.