Diddy, lil wayne, jamie foxx and a host of other industry titans that have made an impact towards the Hip-Hop culture. It indirectly highlights Haitian pride and The American dream. The zoe pound mafia biography is a non-fictional account of triumph, tribulation, and injustice. Starting from "the block, garnering a featured segment for the acclaimed Bad Boys 2 movie debut, " originating at the "White House, " all the way to Hollywood, starring Martin Lawrence and Will Smith.
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Hurricanes: A Memoir #ad - New york times bestseller*“a gripping journey. Peoplethe highly anticipated memoir from hip-hop icon Rick Ross chronicles his coming of age amid Miami’s crack epidemic, his star-studded controversies and his unstoppable rise to fame. Rick ross is an indomitable presence in the music industry, but few people know his full story.
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Jay z’s life is a blueprint for any hustler, businessperson, and entrepreneur who seeks to build something spectacular. Only a handful of people embody the legacy of hip-hop and entrepreneurship like Jay Z. He draws on over 100 interviews with those who knew jay z from the beginning: his classmates at George Westinghouse High School; the childhood friend who got him into the drug trade; and the DJ who convinced him to stop dealing and focus on the music.
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