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Riassunto: Back in the 80's, a female rapper named Chilly C and her all female crew "Paradise Exquisine" were experiencing the Hip Hop explosion! The Hip Hop explosion was a movement created by blacks for blacks to artistically express themselves through: Music (DJing), Spoken Word (MCing/Rapping), Movement (Break Dancing) and Urban Art (Graffitti). For Paradise Exquisine, it was a celebration of music, black culture and life! Chilly and her girls all desperately wanted to be a part of the explosion by becoming the top dogs in an all-male dominated rap game. Everything was going according to plan up until "it" came along! Unfortunately, the movement was overshadowed by a dangerous and envious enemy! One so powerful, it threatened the very existence of Chilly and her beloved friends. They find out the hard way that in a selfish world where the enemy is king and reigns disastrously supreme innocence, morals, pride and life itself are all sacrificed for an enduringly tragic love affair. They become whores in a destructive relationship with a Powerful, Illegal, Mind, Pollutant (PIMP) called Crack! After falling victim to their adversary, family, friendship, love, life and self-determination are all tested, questioned and challenged in an antagonistic battle of the wills. Will the powerful embrace of King Crack pimp everything that Chilly and her friends value and love? Will the group discover that King Crack has many other mistresses and that they are just another notch in its glass pipe? Or, will they find a way to escape the evil, adulterous grip of their illicit lover?
L'autore: The author Cheryl Spikes, moved to Farragut Projects in the Spring of 1973. Life in the projects was fun for Cheryl. It taught her many lessons about life! Most people would classify Farragut as a ghetto but to Cheryl, it was her home; a place where she was free to be herself! Despite facing poverty, drugs and violence she still managed to rise above the pitfalls that threatened her very existence. She faced many various obstacles which tried to stand in her way and destroy her life but, it was the love of her family and close Farragut friends that helped her to stay afloat. Her motto: It's not about where you come from in life; it's about where you are going! I will always claim Farragut as home!
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Descrizione libro XLIBRIS, 2013. Paperback. Condizione libro: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria mon0001132612
Descrizione libro XLIBRIS, 2013. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 204 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.53 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria zk1477140336
Descrizione libro XLIBRIS, 2013. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 1477140336