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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Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only. He formed the hip-hop group MobStylewhere he released an album as a member in the s, as well as a solo release. And if they can avoid many of them by this BOOK you have accomplished something. This book is extremely interesting and it kept me interested the whole faisln.

Summary Traces the personal story of a Harlem drug dealer turned anti-drug activist, from the circumstances prompting his withdrawal from high school and azke extravagant lifestyle during the height of his drug-selling years to the reason behind his withdrawal from the business.

During this, he would become re-introduced to Rich Portera childhood friend who lived in the neighborhood prior to serving a sentence in prison. He lived with his single mother and older sister in the neighborhood untilwhere, at age 6, a fire destroyed his tenement. He would eventually expand operations untiland became one of the most notable distributors during the War on Drugs era in the United States.


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His life story was shown in the movie Paid in Full. 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. There are many things that bring this book to light azi show us things some youth may have experienced or know someone who has, This was a great book and I couldn’t put it down.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Faiosn and Privacy Policy. Edition 1st Atria Books trade pbk. Aug 07, Amyr rated it it was amazing Shelves: God bless you and hope you can keep sending the right message out there.

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Edit Cast Cast overview: This book is perfect for Young MEN today to read and grasp. He is an educator in New York City. I’d like fison thank azie for this book. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Williams rated it it was amazing Jan 08, 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. He is notorious and he earned his repect in the streets. This is not a hip hop video or an episode of MTV Cribs for people to flash their wealth.


Instead of glamorizing the drug world, we expose it as yet another way to sedate, incarcerate and oppress Black and Brown people in the United States.

Azie Faison

He offers a cautionary tale to those who are able to discern the true cost of living the fast life. Probably feelin like some of us asking ” yowas it really worth it?

I want people to understand that this book came after the movie. You gotta read again and read deep. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Game Over: The Rise and Transformation of a Harlem Hustler

When I first begin reading it, I was like read, turn the page, read. Faison, along with two partners, was an urban prince with cars, jewels, and people — in awe of this million-dollar phenomenon — at azke feet.

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.