Stacy Gueraseva has been writing about music and culture since 1995 for national publications that have included Interview, Vibe and XXL. She is the former editor in chief of Russell Simmons' Oneworld magazine and a juror for the annual Hip-Hop Odyssey (H2O) film festival. Ms. Gueraseva graduated from Smith College with a bachelor's degree in American Studies. A native of Moscow, Russia, she currently lives in Brooklyn. You can visit her online at www.defjambook.com.