Orlando, FL ~ In the three weeks since its release, “Sweet Jones: Pimp C’s Trill Life Story” has already become a favorite with rap fans and historians alike. In addition to the stellar reviews the book is receiving, the comprehensive 726-page work already finds itself atop Amazon’s rap biography chart. Penned by founder and Editor-In-Chief of esteemed Southern rap publication, OZONE, Julia Beverly, with a foreword from longtime friend and collaborator of Chad ‘Pimp C’ Butler, Too Short, the book is an in-depth journey into the complicated world and mind of one of rap’s most colorful and controversial figures. It was compiled from interviews with Pimp C himself, his late mother and manager Weslyn “Mama Wes” Monroe, UGK rap partner Bun B, and hundreds of friends, family members, and collaborators like Snoop Dogg, Scarface, Too $hort, 8Ball & MJG, Jazze Pha, David Banner, Mannie Fresh, Paul Wall, Slim Thug, Trae Tha Truth, and Willie D of the Geto Boys.
With a host of a-list media already in the bag in support of her work, Julia Beverly has a nationwide book tour in the works that will include book signings, radio appearances and press interviews in each market.
Copies can be purchased on Amazon here- http://www.amazon.com/Sweet-Jones-Pimp-Trill-Story/dp/0692461272