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Queens Reigns Supreme Fat Cat, 50 Cent, and the Rise of the Hip Hop Hustler

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ISBN-10: 1400095239

ISBN-13: 9781400095230

Edition: 2005

Authors: Ethan Brown

List price: $16.95
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Based on police wiretaps and exclusive interviews with drug kingpins and hip-hop insiders, this is the untold story of how the streets and housing projects of southeast Queens took over the rap industry. For years, rappers from Nas to Ja Rule have hero-worshipped the legendary drug dealers who dominated Queens in the 1980s with their violent crimes and flashy lifestyles. Now, for the first time ever, this gripping narrative digs beneath the hip-hop fables to re-create the rise and fall of hustlers like Lorenzo "Fat Cat" Nichols, Gerald "Prince" Miller, Kenneth "Supreme" McGriff, and Thomas "Tony Montana" Mickens. Spanning twenty-five years, from the violence of the crack era to Run DMC to…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/22/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English