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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By the time he turned 21, Faison would transition into becoming the cocaine wholesaler in Harlem, reportedly earning 40, a week or more. Meriaa Thomas rated it did not like it Jun 19, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
I want people to understand that this book came after the movie. Azis legacy has been praised by hip-hop’s top names in their lyrics, and his life was the basis for the urban cult classic film Paid in Full starring Mekhi Phifer, Wood Harris, and rapper Cam’ron and produced by Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella Films.
Color Black and White. After retiring inFaison transitioned into a conscious rapper and entrepreneur, advising youth in impoverished neighborhoods to avoid the lures of drug trafficking. The sun still shines.
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Add the first question. Sep 29, Vincent rated it it was amazing. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Tags What are tags? Etuks rated it liked it Apr 04, God bless you and hope you can keep sending the right message out there.
Mane if you don’t get touch or feel the pain this man went through. He would eventually expand operations untiland became one of the most notable distributors during the War on Drugs era in the United States.
It makes me wish that the movie was This book was very insightful regarding the curse that comes with dealing in the underworld of drugs. But there are few details to help us understand the motivations of the participants and little of interest about the sociology of the people involved.
Public Private login e. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Trivia About Game Over: Man I like to meet Azie one day and just sit in a room and just share wisdom. You have this young man who by his early twenties was worth millions, and somehow left the game and became a rapper.
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Apr 30, Bob Lake rated it it was ok Shelves: The archival footage takes you back to a time in Harlem where players were kings. Faison was born in New York Cityand turned to selling drugs his early twenties, quickly becoming the wholesaler in the Harlem neighborhood. Azie Faison is a former drug lord turned anti-drug advocate. 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.
Views Read Edit View history. His legacy has been praised by hip-hop’s top names in their lyrics, and his life was the basis for the urban cult classic film Paid in Full starring Mekhi Phifer, Wood Harris, and rapper Cam’ron and produced by Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella Films. Retrieved from ” https: Blind But Now Fame.
Aaron rated it liked it Sep 27, Published New York Atria Books, Street Stars Game Over shows the real story straight from the mouths of people that lived it. Game Over is available for faiison from Apple Books. Hilary rated it it was amazing Apr 13, Azie FaisonAgyei Tyehimba. The story of three inner-city teenage friends and their rise and fall as drug kingpins. Auriel rated it it was amazing Jun 07, Faison, along with two partners, was an urban prince with cars, jewels, and people — in awe of this million-dollar phenomenon — at his feet.
If you pockets wasnt deep dont even go there. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Customer Reviews A young man who stop selling because of this message.
After his release, Porter would introduce Alpo Martinez to Faison, and the trio worked to expand operations in order to rise and become the largest distributors of cocaine in the aazie of New York. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Thanks for the life story mane and hopefully they make a movie about this book. To ask other readers questions about Game Overplease sign up.
Game Over: The Rise and Transformation of a Harlem Hustler
Definitely a better depiction than the movie. God’s game Great book it azoe that God works through all of us in mysterious ways, I highly recommend this book to all the young people that are misguided.