He's one of the newest-and youngest-hip-hop performers out there, but Yung Joc is an impressive force. He is already one of the highest paid hip-hop stars performing today! Yung Joc tells how this young artist has come so far so fast. Readers will learn about his childhood in Georgia and how he decided on a career in hip-hop. The author also shows that Yung Joc is more than a musician. He's a smart and savvy businessman with his eyes on the future. Though most fans ore familiar with hip-hop's history from its birth in the Bronx in the 1970s, its roots go back much farther. In Yung Joc, readers will discover the role that slavery, black churches, and other music forms -including the blues and soul -have played on one of the hottest music genres around.