By Azie Faison,Agyei Tyehimba
Faison was once a 9th grade dropout who earned greater than $100,000 every week promoting cocaine in Harlem, big apple, through the top of America's "War on medications" among 1983 and 1990. Faison, in addition to companions, was once an city prince with automobiles, jewels, and folks -- in awe of this million-dollar phenomenon -- at his toes. His legacy has been praised by means of hip-hop's best names of their lyrics, and his lifestyles used to be the foundation for the city cult vintage movie Paid in Full starring Mekhi Phifer, wooden Harris, and rapper Cam'ron and produced via Jay-Z's Roc-A-Fella movies.
In Game Over, Azie brings forth a robust memoir of latest York's perilous drug underworld and tune undefined, with an mind and knowledge to empower and problem the road tradition he understands so very well.
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