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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God’s game Great book it shows that God works through all of us in mysterious ways, I highly recommend this book to all the young people that are misguided.
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Physical Description xvi, p. After retiring inFaison transitioned into a conscious rapper and entrepreneur, advising youth in impoverished neighborhoods to avoid the lures of drug trafficking.
I remember mob style faisom joint with the shoutouts to the big n None of your libraries hold this item. I am not done with this book, but if you want my honest opinion, EVERY wannabe hustler, gangster, OG, stick up kid or street hood ought to sit down and just read this book and learn something from this.
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Lists with This Book. Agyei Tyehimba holds a master of professional studies degree in African and African American studies from Cornell University, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Syracuse University. Edition 1st Atria Books trade pbk. By the time he turned 21, Faison would transition into becoming the cocaine wholesaler in Harlem, reportedly earning 40, a week or more. He formed the hip-hop group MobStylewhere he released an album as a member in the s, as well as a solo release. This was a gritty tale of the harsh realities of life of a young drug dealer.
It makes me wish asie the movie gams This book was very insightful regarding the curse that comes with dealing in the underworld of drugs. Sometimes it’s hard for brothers to change! Edit Storyline The story of three inner-city teenage friends and their rise and fall as drug kingpins.
We wanted this book to be a coming of age story that explored the development of a young man in Harlem, the choices he made, and the forces behind those choices. Related resource Publisher description at http: You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.
The honesty of the man can not be down played. His legacy has been azei 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 Oover Roc-A-Fella Films.
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Get a FREE e-book tame joining our mailing list today! Within in this story, the reader is able to see the various transformations of Azie Faison. Faison, along with two partners, was an urban prince with cars, jewels, and people — in awe of this million-dollar phenomenon — at his feet. However, Faison’s downfall began inafter he was the victim of attempted murder in August, after a robbery went awry, which left three people dead and three others seriously injured. Faison, along with two partners, was an urban prince with cars, jewels, and people — in awe of this million-dollar phenomenon — at his feet.
Game Over: The Rise and Transformation of a Harlem Hustler
He is an educator in New York City. Skip to content Skip to search. My former teacher Mr. God bless you and hope you can keep sending the right message out there. Views Read Edit View history. Etuks rated it liked it Apr 04, User Review – Flag as inappropriate This book is excellent. More of today’s youths need to read this book. Full Cast and Crew. Faison would then become introduced to cocaineand would become one of the first distributors of the drug within New York in User Review – Flag as inappropriate Probably feelin like some of us asking ” yowas it really worth it?
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The Rise and Transformation of a Harlem Hustler. I’ve read dozens of reviews at this site and others. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Popular passages Page vi – For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
Meriaa Thomas rated it did not like it Jun 19, Narrator Azie Faison Jr. Yes No Report this. After attending a screening of the film ScarfaceFaison was influenced to enter the drug trade, and later that year, established a working relationship with a local Dominican supplier, who would frequent the dry cleaners. New York State — New York. Faison, along with two partners, was an urban prince with cars, jewels, and people — in awe of this million-dollar phenomenon — at his feet.