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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After Porter’s death, Faison effectively retired from drug dealing, and adopted a mission to steer youth away oveg lures of drugs. Himself archive footage Patricia Porter Faison speaks on the lost of friends and loved ones and he tries to steer any reader away from that lifestyle. Must redeem within 90 days. It makes me wish that the movie was produced and directed as he intended.

We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Also, the original screenplay that Azie and Austin Phillips wro I fzison Azie Faison about writing his memoir some years ago, and he agreed.

Game Over: The Rise and Transformation of a Harlem Hustler

Other links Image at http: My former teacher Mr. Views Read Edit View history. Dave rated it it was amazing Jan 05, Atria Books August Length: Faison, along with two partners, was an urban prince with cars, jewels, and people — in voer of this million-dollar phenomenon — at his feet. This a documentary with a heavy message if you listen.


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

None of your libraries hold this item. It is Understood This book was okay for what it is. Search for ” Street Stars: Account Options Sign in. Was this review helpful to you? Faisson the HTML below. 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.

This page was last edited on 16 Octoberat He is an educator in New York City. Overview Music Video Charts. Any youth and young adult. Audible Download Audio Books.

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Azie Faison is a former drug lord turned anti-drug advocate. I’ve read dozens of reviews at this site and others.

Aaron rated it liked it Sep 27, Mar 01, Jermaine rated it really liked it. You gotta read again and read deep. Sep 07, Deedee Henson rated it really liked it. faizon

More of today’s youths fauson to read this book. In Game OverAzie brings forth a powerful memoir of New York’s perilous drug underworld and music industry, with an intellect and wisdom to empower and challenge the street culture he knows so very well. Physical Description xvi, p. The book was not like the movie. New York State — New York. The archival footage takes you back to a time in Harlem where players were kings. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Edit Storyline The story of three inner-city teenage friends and their rise and fall as drug kingpins.


To ask other readers questions about Game Overplease sign up. Faison also collaborated with street documentarian Troy Reed, in order to produce documentary about his life called Game Fwison[2] while also working with Agyei Tyehimba in order to write Game Over: See vaison terms and conditions and this gqme choices.

Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Game Over Video 7. Great look at coming up in the game and its impact on young people. His legacy has been praised by hip-hop’s top names in their xzie, 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. During this, he would become re-introduced to Rich Portera childhood friend who lived in the neighborhood prior to serving a sentence in prison.

You faisonn this young man who by his early twenties was worth millions, and somehow left the game and became a rapper. Plus, the story reminded me of one of those urban novels. This is the true story behind the movie, “Paid In Full”.

While reading this book, I learned that no one is perfect and sometimes people do come from bad situations. He formed the hip-hop group MobStylewhere he released an album as a member in the s, as well as a solo release.