Julia Beverly is the founder of Southern rap publication Ozone Magazine, which put on many of today's hottest artists when they were striving to make a name for themselves.
Even those like Pimp C's legacy continues to live on thanks to Julia Beverly, publisher and editor-in-chief of Ozone Magazine, who has penned the late and great UGK member's biography, Sweet Jones: Pimp C's Trill Life Story.
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Julia Beverly solidified her position in the male-dominated urban music industry. Julia Beverly broke barriers in the dirty south hip-hop scene. Fans of southern Hip-Hop no doubt remember Atlanta-based magazine Ozone for its coverage of artists in the region and nationwide.
The magazine has a small number of staff and contributors. In addition to publisher and editor-in-chief Julia Beverly, features editor Eric Perrin and music editor Randy Roper make frequent contributions.
The first annual Ozone Awards were held on August 6, 2006, and were hosted by Mississippi emcee David Banner and Miami emcee Trina. Ozone Magazine held its second annual Ozone Award Show on August 13, 2007 at the James L. Knight Center in downtown Miami, Florida.
Digital Copies of Ozone Magazine is still available to read and download free.