Mary said: Game over This was a good story but I felt it would’ve been better had it been A cautionary tale about the life of former kingpin Azie Faison, who has. Directed by Troy Reed. With Jadakiss, Azie Faison Jr., Alberto Martinez, Richard Porter. The story of three inner-city teenage friends and their rise (and fall) as. A cautionary tale about the life of former kingpin Azie Faison, who has In Game Over, Azie brings forth a powerful memoir of New York’s.
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Game Over: The Rise and Transformation of a Harlem Hustler
Account Options Sign in. None of your libraries hold this item. Faison, along with two partners, was an urban prince with cars, jewels, and people — in awe of this million-dollar phenomenon — at his feet. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Probably feelin like some of us asking ” yowas it really worth it? I’ll add more later if I change my mind.
He wrote Paid in Fullthe blockbuster biopic based on his life, and his self-produced documentary on street crime is a cult bestseller in the urban video marketplace. He expanded the drug-dealing business across the city, and involved both childhood friend Rich Porterand associate Alpo Martinezwith the duo being instrumental in Faison’s rise and fall. Azie himself regrets his former activities and lifestyle, and believes he played a major role in popularizing the style and appetite for urban drug-dealing that exists in lesser amounts today.
Add the first question. The honesty of the man can not be down played.
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Faison revealed the honest, gritty truth about how harsh street life can be. You gotta read again and read deep. Amber rated it it was amazing Apr 14, Tags What are tags? Gangsterdrug dealerrapperentrepreneur. We got a deal with Atria a Simon 7 Schuster imprint and the result was this book, released in Etuks rated it liked it Apr 04, This page was last edited on 16 Octoberat Selected pages Title Page.
Other links Image at http: To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links The book was not like the movie. Edit Cast Cast overview: I do not recommend this book. God bless you and hope you can keep sending the right message out there. Agyei Tyehimba rated it it was amazing Apr 16, Lists with This Book. Check out Agyei at www. This book is perfect for Young MEN today to read and grasp.
Lists What are lists? Therefore the movie is a Hollywood production, while this book is the REAL story “straight from the horse’s mouth.
I am proud that you are willing to show your faults and azue to better this world. He offers a cautionary tale to those who are able to discern the true cost of living the fast life.
He is an educator in New York City. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
There are many things that bring this book to light and show us things some youth may have experienced or know someone who has, This was a great gamr and I couldn’t put it down. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Plus, the story reminded me of one of those urban novels. His five-year reign as crime boss ended when he was Summary Traces the personal story of a Harlem drug dealer turned anti-drug activist, from the circumstances prompting his withdrawal from high school and his extravagant lifestyle during the height of his drug-selling years to the reason behind his withdrawal from the business.