James Guida

James Guida grew up in Australia and lives in New York. He is the author of Marbles.

  • The Lessons of Dr. Funk

    October 22, 2014

    The career of George Clinton, funk music’s inadvertent impresario, crosses musical genres without blinking, and his new memoir, Brothas Be, is an eventful and extremely fascinating story of how these various styles fit together.

  • Questlove’s Outward Blues

    August 21, 2013

    Ahmir Thompson’s Mo’ Meta Blues is, from what I can tell, the first hip hop memoir not by a rapper, and that is just one way that it stands out.