She’s the spiciest ingredient in the legendary rap group Salt-N-Pepa, and the outspoken star of VH1’s smash-hit reality show. She’s Sandy “Pepa” Denton — and she’s never at a loss for words. Now, in her first tell-all book, Pepa talks about sex, music, life, love, fame, and so much more….
“Most of you know me as Pep, or Pepa, the fun-loving half of Salt-N-Pepa. I am the party girl, the one who is down for whatever. But behind the laughs and the smiles is a whole lot of pain.”
Funny, fearless, and full of life, Sandy “Pepa” Denton is a pop culture icon whose remarkable story is every bit as captivating and provocative as her Grammy Award-winning music. This is the real Pepa — upfront, uncensored, unstoppable — and these are the memoirs of a true pioneer, fighter, survivor, and inspiration to women everywhere.
For the first time, Pepa talks about:
Her troubled childhood
Her first encounters with Cheryl “Salt” James
Salt-N-Pepa’s instant success
Her failed marriages and her escape from domestic abuse
Her “breakup” with Salt and their eventual “reunion”
Her triumphant comeback on the VH1 reality shows The Surreal Life, Fame Games, and The Salt-N-Pepa Show
Filled with surprising insights, outrageous anecdotes, and celebrity cameos — including Queen Latifah, Martin Lawrence, Janice Dickinson, Omarosa, Missy Elliott, L.L. Cool J, supermodel Caprice, Ron Jeremy, Lisa “Left Eye” Lopez, “Spinderella,” and many others — Let’s Talk About Pep offers a fascinating glimpse behind the fame, family, failures, and successes of celebrity…and into the faithful heart of a woman who will always value the good friends she found along the way. In the words of Sandy “Pepa” Denton, “there’s no walking away from that.”
By Sandy Denton