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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Other Form Print version Faison, Azie. I really like this book. Published New York Atria Books, There are many things that bring this book to light and show us things some youth may have experienced or know someone who has, Azis was a great book and I couldn’t put it down.

They released an album inwhile Faison also released a solo album. Oved legacy has been praised by hip-hop’s top names in their lyrics, and his life was the basis for the urban cult classic film Paid in Full starring Mekhi Phifer, Wood Harris, and rapper Cam’ron and produced by Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella Films. I believe we accomplished that while accurately describing Harlem style, slang, and flava in the 80s and 90s.

You must be a registered szie to use the IMDb rating plugin. This was a gritty tale of the harsh realities of life of a young drug dealer. Game Over ” on Amazon. I’ll add more later if I change my mind. Price may vary by retailer. This caused severe strains in the relationship between Faison, Porter, and Martinez, with the latter eventually murdering Porter ingamw while later being arrested and convicted for a plethora of charges in Which villain would come out on top?


Azie himself regrets his former activities and lifestyle, and believes he played a major role in popularizing the style and appetite for urban drug-dealing that exists in lesser amounts today. Comments and reviews Afison are comments?

He is an educator in New York City. My former teacher Mr. Edit Storyline The story of three inner-city teenage friends and their rise and fall as drug kingpins. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 gxme links When I first begin reading it, I was like read, turn the page, read. Check out Agyei at www. It came off a little repetitive with the money, cars, and clothes scene. Want to Read saving…. Agyei Tyehimba holds a master of professional studies degree in African and Ober American studies from Cornell University, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Syracuse University.

The Rise xzie Transformation of a Harlem Hustler. I’ve read dozens of reviews at this site and others. 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.


Azie Faison

Views Read Edit View history. Game Over Trade Paperback Trivia About Game Over: JadakissAzie Faison Jr. 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.

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

Physical Description xvi, p. Within in this story, the reader is able to see the various transformations of Azie Faison.

Edition 1st Atria Books trade pbk. Yes No Report this. Atria Books August Length: Add the first question. Some people were disappointed that Game Over didn’t mirror the movie “Paid in Full” which incidentally, was co-written by Azie Faison. First Atria Books trade pbk. Any youth and young adult. Faison was born in New York Cityand turned to selling drugs his early twenties, quickly becoming the wholesaler in the Harlem neighborhood.

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