The Art & Science of Respect: A Memoir by James PrinceN-The-Water Publishing #ad - In recounting his compelling life story, Prince analyzes the art and science of earning respect - and giving respect - and how to apply these principles to your own life. For decades, serial entrepreneur James Prince presided over Rap-A-Lot Records, one of the first and most successful independent rap labels.
By staying true to his three principles of heart, and commitment, loyalty, and an unwavering faith in God, he has defeated many adversaries. Respect isn't given, it's earned. Whether battling the systemic cycle of poverty, record label executives, or corrupt DEA agents, boxing promoters, Prince has always emerged victorious.
The Art & Science of Respect: A Memoir by James Prince #ad - . In his memoir, he explains how he earned his reputation as one of the most respected men in Hip Hop.
Harlem Heroine: My Love Affair With Harlem Street Life And The Men Who Ruled ItRoyal-T Publishing #ad - After being shot and tied up in her apartment for money she learned that money was the root to all evil. That curiosity eventually led her to becoming a drug dealer as well as the love interest of some of the most influential men in the game. In the early 80’s she became intrigued by the fast life despite growing up in a strict and disciplined household.
Jermaine aka "the prince of harlem" was actually the last of a long line of real, smart, and handsome street dudes she encountered growing up in Harlem. Tonia taylor's life changed forever on the night that her friend and brother Jermaine "Baby Jay" was murdered.
The Brian "Gibbs" Glaze Story: Beyond LuckyCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Time stopped, i heard nothing, but felt the recoil, forcing my hand to jerk back. He has been described as the murderer with a big heart and endless charisma. Glaze, i wonder myself, he responded, when asked why he was so fortunate, “Well, but I'm not one to second guess God. Brian "glaze" gibbs is the blueprint for every drug lord that that grew up in York City.
At that moment I realized I crossed over to the dark side. Glaze suspected of killing of a rookie cop, that enraged the country and started police drug raids and investigations throughout America, tells the real facts behind the killing of Edward Byrnes. Crack, money, murder and brian “Glaze” Gibbs became synonymous to local and federal law enforcement agencies.
The Brian "Gibbs" Glaze Story: Beyond Lucky #ad - I can recall, not thinking, taking my tongue licking the blood from my face and using the sleeve of my hoodie to wipe off the rest. Then, the matter from her brain, being so close, head and skull splattered onto my face. From the bloody streets of new york to being singled out by Joe Biden’s 1996 senate subcommittee investigating the effectiveness of the Witness Protection Program.
Glaze" describes in great detail how despite being raised by a loving mother and being a church going child he became a major drug lord. It's easy for brian to say he has changed, fbi agents richard martinez and david higgins who originally were Glaze's nemesis, been redeemed, Chief Investigator for the New York State District Attorney's Office and Leslie Caldwell, Assistant United State Attorney, but to have it confirmed by key individuals whom he is still in contact with such as: Joe Ponzi, fought to get him one more chance at life.
I must have closed my eyes, because I never saw any blood as her head didn't seem to budge.
Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem: A MemoirRandom House #ad - New york times bestseller • “dapper dan is a legend, an icon, a beacon of inspiration to many in the Black community. But before he reinvented haute couture, a teen who daringly gambled drug dealers out of their money, he was a hungry boy with holes in his shoes, and a young man in a prison cell who found nourishment in books.
His story isn’t just about fashion. And rakim, diddy, naomi campbell, jam master jay, alpo martinez, Salt-N-Pepa, LL Cool J, Mike Tyson, Big Daddy Kane, and Jay-Z. He is the ultimate success saga, an iconic fashion hero to multiple generations, fusing street with high sartorial elegance. And when he turned his attention to fashion, he did so with the energy and curiosity with which he approaches all things: learning how to treat fur himself when no one would sell finished fur coats to a Black man; finding the best dressed hustler in the neighborhood and converting him into a customer; staying open twenty-four hours a day for nine years straight to meet demand; and, emerging as a world-famous designer whose looks went on to define an era, finally, dressing cultural icons including Eric B.
Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem: A Memoir #ad - He is pure American style. André leon talley, Vogue contributing editor and author. He paid neighborhood kids to jog with him in an effort to keep them out of the drug game. He witnessed, profited from, and despised the rise of two drug epidemics. By turns playful, as in the life of its narrator, poignant, thrilling, and inspiring, Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem is a high-stakes coming-of-age story spanning more than seventy years and set against the backdrop of an America where, the only constant is change.
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Enemies Amongst UsCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - The first ever of his kind to write about his exploits. This is the rest of his untold story after the robbery of the actor/rapper Tupac Shakur and his criminal lifestyle and the betrayal that led to him going to prison to do a life sentence. This is the chronicles of one of NEW YORK CITY'S Goons, Big Dex.
BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia FamilySt. Martin's Griffin #ad - Griffin. In the early 1990s, demetrius "big meech" flenory and his brother, Terry "Southwest T, " rose up from the slums of Detroit to build one of the largest cocaine empires in American history: the Black Mafia Family. They socialized with music mogul sean "diddy" combs, did business with New York's king of bling Jacob "The Jeweler" Arabo, and built allegiances with rap superstars Young Jeezy and Fabolous.
. At the same time, utilizing a high-stakes wiretap operation, the feds inched toward their goal of destroying the Flenory's empire and ending the reign of a crew suspected in the sale of thousands of kilos of cocaine ― and a half-dozen unsolved murders. Yet even as bmf was attracting celebrity attention, its crew members struck fear in a city.
BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family #ad - When the brothers began clashing in 2003, the flashy and beloved Big Meech risked it all on a shot at legitimacy in the music industry.
Money, Murder & MayhemSean Branch #ad - Quadrant of Washington D. C. The most anticipated novel to date; money, and mayhem is a hardcore saga of the quick rise of a young ambitious hustler, Murder, who grew up in the surfeit, cocaine pestilent Montana Terrace Housing Project in the N. E. Dontay beltre' who begins to wreak havoc on the mean streets of the city has one mission, and that is to stack his paper as he searches for his father's killer who happens to be closer than he knows.
This vicious tale is a powerful read that captures the true essence of the gritty and cut-throat underworld of the 80's era in the District of Columbia. Griffin. Money, murder and mayhem is a crucial anecdote of what life was like in the city that was dubbed the Murder Capital; where only the strong survive.