Darrell Dawsey is a local freelance journalist. He is the author or co-author of four books, including the best-selling “I Ain’t Scared of You: Bernie Mac on How Life Is” and “Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide,” with rap legend Darryl “DMC” McDaniels. Darrell has been a reporter for several major metropolitan newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, the Detroit News, the New York Daily News and the Philadelphia Inquirer. He also has written extensively for numerous news and music magazines and holds a nominating ballot in the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. Darrell lives in metropolitan Detroit.