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Young, Rich, and Dangerous: The Making of a Music Mogul

Posted By: Abstrak http://www.hot97.com/allthingshot · 10/19/2007 5:23:00 PM

Jermaine Dupri has reached modern-day mythical status in the music industry. He is the power behind the music of top artists including Mariah Carey, Usher, Lil Jon, and Janet Jackson.

At the age of sixteen, Jermaine Dupri had discovered the child rap duo Kris Kross; by the age of nineteen, Dupri had produced a platinum album and had become a millionaire; and by twenty he was operating his own independent record label, So So Def. Today Dupri is the president of Island Records Urban Music, and the youngest of three hip-hop moguls holding executive positions at large labels.

More than your average memoir, Young, Rich, and Dangerous is a road map for thousands who dream about making it big in the realm of entertainment or in the boardroom. What really happens behind the music? Dupri traces his experience in the music business, providing priceless advice for aspirants -- whether it's rappers, producers, or executives who will follow in his footsteps.

Enriched with never-before-seen photographs from studios, parties, and awards shows with our favorite celebrities, Young, Rich, and Dangerous allows all readers an inside look at the most exciting moments of this hit-maker's life among the best in the business.

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