R J Smith

RJ Smith is a senior editor at "Los Angeles Magazine," He was a columnist for "The Village Voice," a senior contributing editor at "Details," and a staff writer for "Spin," and has written for major magazines including "The New York Times Magazine," "GQ," and "Rolling Stone," His research for "The Great Black Way" was underwritten by the Getty Research Institute and by USC's Center for Transnational and Multiethnic Studies. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Smith now lives in L.A.