Story of a Black boy who wants to make money but doesn’t feel he has any legitimate opportunity in the white man’s world, so he turns to selling women.
An up and coming politician is gunned down and his bodyguard (Superspade) is intent on finding the killer.
An expose into the seedy underworld of the drug culture from the perspective of users and pushers alike.
A young man’s ascension through the world of the undertaking profession and the colorful cast of characters he encounters along the way.
A look at the daily lives of the many varied characters in a single room occupancy (S.R.O.) hotel, told from the perspective of one its residents, an alcoholic writer.
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 series of essays and musings from one of the greatest urban writers of all time.
Superspade works to track down a popular Black revolutionary, beating up bad guys and balling beautiful broads along the way.
A pimp tells his life story.
Undercover FBI agent Lou King, known within the underground as the infamous “Murder Master”, takes down a crew of mob defectors from the inside.
Shaft is assigned to protect a Senator, solve a major heist and clear his frenemy Ben Buford all in the same case.
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 militant black organization is killing white cops and ridding the city of drug dealers. Two detectives try to solve the case.
A young drug dealer tries to raise his status in the game by ripping off (and pushing out) the biggest drug dealer in the city.
Sexy private eye Angela Harpe deals with the mob, crooked company execs and a perverted quack psychiatrist all while trying to solve, stop AND get a piece of a $3 million heist.
Lou King, the Murder Master, works with an Israeli task force to track down a former Nazi doctor and his deadly heroin formula.
A battle erupts between Blacks and Hispanics amidst betrayals, jealousy and strained alliances.
Two cops from the Internal Investigations unit of the Detroit Police Department work to track down dirty cops, cop killers and a heroin kingpin.
Grim look at the brutality, savageness and debauchery of Chicago’s most notorious housing project.
A trick baby’s ascent to being one of the top pimps in the game.
Former pimp Henry Highland West has gone legit and turned his pleasure palace into a top notch resort for high class clientele.
A pimp’s rise and fall complete with psychopathic tricks, double crossing drug deals and the fury of a hooker scorned.
A radical Black Muslim group cuts in on the top dopeman’s action, sparking an all out war.
A story about the cut throat, dog eat dog inner city drama of San Francisco junkies, drug pushers and dirty cops.
A dear friend of the Iceman’s is executed as a result of a shady mining deal.
Angela Harpe takes a case to find out who murdered an oil company executive and along the way comes across underhanded deals, shady double crosses, sadistic thugs and freakish rich dudes.
The Organization wants vengeance on Radcliff for previously offing several of its members, so they set up a fake job in an effort to take him out.
A collection of boasts, toasts and poems about hustling and street life.
A complicated love-hate-love story between a man, a woman and her daughter.
A backwoods Black teen patiently and methodically plots revenge on the hillbillies who savagely raped his sister.
One of Iceman’s partners from his hometown of Harlem is taken out under mysterious circumstances.
A tale of a Mack’s exploits and the spectrum of emotions the lifestyle puts him through.
A collection of supposedly humorous short stories by several authors.
Two teenagers leave the petty crime life to join a major operation with the numbers man.
A fictionalized memoir of a Baltimore hustler from his early days as a teenage thug through his attempt at a turnaround.
A rich man’s daughter is kidnapped and the Dark Angel is roped into working the case.