A Hustler’s Dream I Grinding in Atlanta’s Hip Hop Underworld
Tragedy and triumph leaps from every page of this sensational memoir by Chauncey “Chino Dolla” Stevens. This book chronicles the personal and professional adventures of a boy, blindly chasing his dreams to become a man. After the death of his grandmother, Chino Dolla finds himself lost in the city streets of Atlanta, GA surrounded by drugs, money and murder.
Running from his past demons, Chino Dolla enters the world of entertainment by starting a record label called MasterMind Music. The label helps him find a piece of himself and discover a charismatic rapper by the name of Yung Joc. After executive producing Yung Joc’s 2006 Platinum debut album New Joc City, Chino Dolla finds himself face-to-face with some of the world’s most famous stars. Including world figures like P. Diddy, Jay-Z, Rick Ross, T.I., Beyonce, Big Meech, Young Jeezy, Janet Jackson and more. Along with success Chino also faces betrayal, deceit and the most prolific tragedy of his life.