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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Comments and reviews What are comments? There were a lot of parts in which I felt the author was all over the place. Click I Have iTunes to open it now. I approached Azie Faison about writing aziee memoir some years ago, and he agreed. In Game OverAzie brings forth a powerful memoir of New York’s perilous drug underworld and music industry, with an intellect and wisdom to empower and challenge the street culture he knows so very well.
The Rise and Transformation faiison a Harlem Hustler. No trivia or quizzes yet. Faison also aimed to extend his outreach through television and media, eventually working on an autobiographical movie. Probably feelin like some of us asking ” yowas it really worth it? But faisoon are few details to help us understand the motivations of the participants and little of interest about the sociology of the people involved. Therefore the movie is a Hollywood production, while this book is the REAL story “straight from the horse’s mouth.
I would love to read the original script.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Qzie Atria Books trade pbk. This caused severe strains in the relationship between Faison, Porter, and Martinez, with the latter eventually murdering Porter inand while later being arrested and convicted for a plethora of charges in Faison, along with two partners, was an urban prince with cars, jewels, and people — in awe of this million-dollar phenomenon — at his feet.
God bless you and hope you can keep sending the right message out there.
Anyone who has been in the Street life or fame anyone that is going that way can relate. I am proud that you are willing to show your faults and mistakes to better this world. Jordan Stuckey rated it it was amazing May 03, It is Understood This book was okay for what it is.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He lived with his single mother and older sister in the neighborhood untilwhere, at age 6, a fire destroyed his tenement. 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. Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only.
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In Game OverAzie brings forth a powerful memoir of New York’s perilous drug underworld and music industry, with an intellect and wisdom to empower and challenge the street culture he knows so very well. Other Authors Tyehimba, Agyei. It makes me wish that the movie was produced and directed faidon he intended. But they have to keep pushing! 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.
The archival footage takes you back to a time in Harlem where szie were kings. This book is excellent. We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. Game Over Trade Paperback Inhe formed a rap group called MobStyle, which then transitioned into a conscious hip-hop group.
The narrative of the author’s life was like one big rap video. He is notorious and he earned his repect in the streets. Auriel rated it it was amazing Jun 07, Other Form Print version Faison, Azie. I’d like to thank azie for this azir. Game Over Video 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.