By Tracy Brown
Lamin Michaels realized at his mother's knee the significance of chasing paper, so it truly is no shock he will get into the drug online game while he is only a youngster. whilst he meets Zion, a manufactured from the recent York urban foster care and legal process, Lamin is familiar with that he has meet the precise accomplice in crime. jointly, they construct a tremendous narcotics empire. Then, Lamin falls tough for a gorgeous woman named fortunate. fortunate makes Lamin detect that there's extra to lifestyles than money and more money. whilst Lamin is going reputable with a occupation within the leisure undefined, Zion attempts to maintain their enterprise occurring either the road and the boardroom. it isn't lengthy sooner than Zion turns into the objective of a corruption scandal related to homicide, extortion and cash laundering. as soon as the dust is uncovered, will Lamin and Zion be ready to stay one step forward, or will their paper chasing days hang-out them endlessly?
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If they were catching fireflies, I poked the holes in the jar so that the fireflies could breathe. If they played basketball, I had to be down. It seemed like only yesterday when we were carefree little kids. Today, that couldn’t be further from the truth. See, 1989 was like a golden age for me. Rap music was the sound-track of our inner-city lives and everyone was learning how to floss. Gold chains and gold fronts, designer shades, expensive shoes, Kangols, Adidas, Bally’s, MCM and Dapper Dan suits … everybody was stylin’.
My mother stood there with two black, swollen eyes yelling at me. “What the fuck is wrong with you, Lamin? Huh? Why the hell did you do that? You stupid muthafucka! Who asked for your help, Lamin? ” I was so shocked that I couldn’t respond. Olivia seemed just as amazed. ” Olivia asked. ” “Shut the fuck up, Olivia. This shit ain’t got nothing to do with y’all. I can’t believe you did this, Lamin! ” By now, Wally was struggling to get on his feet. Still shocked at my mother’s rage, I turned to make sure this nigga Wally didn’t rush me while my back was turned.
She called the class to order and proceeded to begin the day’s lesson despite the fact that I was still standing there. I wanted to punch her dead in her face. But instead, I picked up my book, grabbed my schoolbag, and walked out of the classroom. ” she called after me, and slammed the door. I could hear the class erupt in an uproar of laughter and yelling as I exited the school. I knew at that moment that I would never set foot inside of that building again. Of course, I got home early that day.