A hustler takes the proceeds from one of his criminal capers and parlays it into a legitimate business enterprise – a Detroit record company.
A primer on how Black pulp fiction (i.e. the Blaxploitation paperback) was born out of 1950s Black crime literature and ultimately evolved into urban street literature and “hip-hop fiction”.
James Rhodes aims to take down a drug dealing syndicate while trying to find out who the dirty cop is on the force that’s feeding the syndicate information to escape the busts.
A tale of a Mack’s exploits and the spectrum of emotions the lifestyle puts him through, from compassionate father figure to smooth lady charmer to brutal gangster savage.
Professional hit man Joe Radcliff is called in to knock off Harlem’s top Black revolutionary, but then is double crossed by the people who hired him.
A trick baby’s ascent to being one of the top pimps in the game.