Soren Baker

Soren Baker

Soren Baker is the author 2018's critically acclaimed The History Of Gangster Rap and co-author with Gucci Mane of The Gucci Mane Guide to Greatness, which was released October 13, 2020 via Simon & Schuster. Baker has written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, XXL, The Source, and the Chicago Tribune, among many others. In addition, he’s penned liner notes for albums by 2Pac, Ice Cube, N.W.A, Gang Starr, and others, and has worked on television programs for VH1 and Fuse. His interviews appear on YouTube via his Unique Access Ent. channel. Baker also writes for LL Cool J’s Rock The Bells and FLOOD Magazine.


Cypress Hill features

Cypress Hill’s New Shade Of Black

The cover of 'Life After Death' by The Notorious B.I.G. features

How D-Dot Helped Shape Biggie’s 'Life After Death'

Kendrick Lamar performs on stage at STAPLES Center on October 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. features

The Story of Kendrick Lamar & SZA's "All The Stars"

American Rapper Kendrick Lamar performs on stage at Hammersmith Apollo on January 20, 2013 in London, United Kingdom features

The Story of Kendrick Lamar's "Humble"

Pharrell Williams and Snoop Dogg during Spike TV's 2nd Annual "Video Game Awards 2004" features

The Story of Snoop Dogg's "Drop It Like It's Hot"

Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre appear backstage when the Death Row Records label assembles at The Source Awards, held at The Paramount Theater at Madison Square Garden, on August 3, 1995 in New York City. features

The Story of Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg's "Still D.R.E."

Eminem Performing at London Arena in a Jason mask. features

The Story of Eminem's "Lose Yourself"

Dr. Dre speaks onstage during the Producers & Engineers Wing 13th annual GRAMMY week event honoring Dr. Dre at Village Studios on January 22, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. features

The Story of Dr. Dre's "The Next Episode"