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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If Apple Books doesn’t open, click the Books app in your Dock. He formed the hip-hop group MobStylewhere he released an album as a member in the s, as well as a solo release.

He azje with his single mother and older sister in the neighborhood untilwhere, at age 6, a fire destroyed his tenement.

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Amber rated it it was amazing Apr 14, While I’ve heard stories like his before, it’s It is Understood This book was okay for what it is. This book was very insightful regarding the curse that comes with dealing in the underworld of drugs.

Faison revealed the honest, gritty truth about how harsh street life can be. Be the first to add this to a list. I’d like to thank azie for this book.

Meriaa Thomas rated it did not like it Jun 19, 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. Agyei Tyehimba rated it it was amazing Apr 16, While I’ve heard stories like his before, it’s refreshing that there are brothers like him telling the truth about the game.


This book is excellent. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! Atria Books August Length: The Aquaman star picks which of his fellow DC Universe villains would win in a battle. 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.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I was moved by this one. It makes me wish that the movie was produced and directed as he intended.

John rated it liked it Apr 23, 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. I do not recommend this book. It is Understood This book was okay for what it is. At the least, I expected some descriptions of the nature of the participants in the drug subculture. Other Form Print version Faison, Azie.

Inhe formed a rap group called MobStyle, which then transitioned into a conscious hip-hop group. Summary Traces the personal story of a Harlem drug dealer turned anti-drug activist, from the circumstances prompting his withdrawal from high school and his extravagant lifestyle during the height of his drug-selling years to the reason behind his withdrawal from the business. Great look at coming up in the game and its impact on young people.

Gangsterdrug dealerrapperentrepreneur. Faison was born in New York Cityand turned to selling drugs his early twenties, quickly becoming the wholesaler in the Harlem neighborhood. Mar 01, Jermaine rated it really liked it. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Hearing Patricia Porter speak about losing two brothers to the streets sends a message to pursue life with dignity and not easy money. Price may vary by retailer.


Game Over: The Rise and Transformation of a Harlem Hustler

I’ve read dozens of reviews at this site and others. Gam approached Azie Faison about writing oevr memoir some years ago, and he agreed. 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. Related resource Publisher description at http: To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

Jordan Stuckey rated it it was amazing May 03, This is not daison hip hop video or an episode of MTV Cribs for people to flash their wealth. Faison, along with two partners, was an urban prince with cars, jewels, and people — in awe of this million-dollar phenomenon — at his feet.

Separate different tags with a comma. The Rise and Transformation of a Harlem Hustler.

Game Over: The Rise and Transformation of a Harlem Hustler by Azie Faison

Sep 29, Vincent rated it it was amazing. If you pockets wasnt deep dont even go there. Return to Book Page. Nov 10, Timothy Merriweather rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: After his oger, 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 state of New York.

Retrieved May 10, He is notorious and he earned his repect in the streets.