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Monday, August 30, 2010

Get to Know Latoya Willis


Synopsis: Tori is a young girl living in Chicago with her mother and older sister. Her days consist of school, shopping, boys, and lots of drama. Tori, just like any other teenager her age, wants to be grown. From her relationship with a neighborhood hustler who spoils her, to the ongoing drama with her friends, Tori is definitely not your typical girl. When she hits a major speed bump, Tori's life begins to spin into a whirlwind of events. Forced to grow up too fast, Tori is thrown into the shoes of an adult and she must wear them well.
Tori begins to see everyone and every thing in a new light. She realizes thing's aren't always what they seem. Her maturity is tested when she is faced with decisions and dilemmas that may alter her life forever. Tori takes her challenges head on as she struggles to become the woman she aspires to be. Many friendships are laid on the line, as well as relationships as Tori decides what is important to her.

When her boyfriend runs into trouble with the law she is forced to take over his business. Armed with minor knowledge of the task at hand, Tori jumps into the dope game face first. After finding love elsewhere, Tori takes off to finally live happily ever after. But, destiny has other plans for her. Life has a funny way of knocking you down, just when you think things couldn't be better, they get worst. Can Tori survive it's wrath?

Excerpt: “Okay, okay” she said laying back on her stomach. She allowed

him to take off the robe. He moved his hands slowly up and down
her body rubbing her butt and legs. Tori tried to control her hormones,
but it had been so long since she had been touched. Reno
was planting kisses on her back as he continued to rub. He moved
down her thighs and massaged her calf muscle.
“Umm” she said enjoying every moment of it. When he reached
her feet she giggled.
“Let me find out if your ticklelish” he said continuing to rub the oil
between each of her toes and back up her ankles.
The message seemed to go on for ever and Tori was in complete
ecstasy. Reno picked the rose up and laid it back on her body.
“Get dressed” he instructed and walked out the room. Tori
couldn’t even think straight let along move. She finally got up and
slid her clothes back on.
“You ready?” Reno asked taking her by the hand and leading her
back to the truck. Tori couldn’t take her eyes off him. She was ready
to have him right then and there. She closed her eyes and sang
along with the radio. The next thing she knew they had stopped.
She opened her eyes to find they were at a salon/boutique. Reno
stepped out the car and opened Tori’s door. He took her purse and
led her into the salon. It had basically the same set up as the spa
with all the candles lit and no employees.
“What now?” Tori asked. Reno didn’t respond he led her to the
foot soak chair. She sat down, he took her shoes off and placed
them in the tub. He turned it on and filled it up with warm water.
Reno sat beside her and messaging her arms and hands.
“I gotta go” he said standing up and kissing her cheek. 5 minutes
later a lady walked in.
“Hey, I’m Teila, welcome are you ready for your make over. Tori
shook her head in agreement and Teila went to work. She did Tori’s
pedicure and added a gold tip to her already done nails. Next was
her hair. Teila shampooed, conditioned and then roller set it. Tori got
under the dryer in aww as Teila tidied up the shop. Tori closed her
eyes once again basking in the moment.
“Your all dry” Teila said sticking her hand under the dryer and
touching Tori’s hair. She cut the dryer off and removed the rollers.
While Teila was pinning Tori’s hair up a tall man dressed in all black
came in.Ms. Johnson?” he asked.
“Yes” Tori hesitantly answered.
“Here you are, he held up a long gold an black Donna Karen
evening gown and a pair of gold open toe stilettos’ to match.
“This nigga got taste” Tori thought. She took the dress and
shoes and Teila showed her where she could get changed. Tori
stepped out of the backroom fully dressed. Teila was gone and so
was the man.
“Well, I can’t wait to see what’s next” she thought gathering her
things. She walked out the door, there a limo sat with the back door
ajar. Tori took that as her cue to get in. There was a bottle of Cristal
on ice and one glass.
“Where the hell is Reno” she asked herself out loud. The car
begin to move. She tapped on the middle window, the driver didn’t
respond. Tori poured herself a glass of champagne, sat back and
enjoyed the ride. After about an hour Tori started to see Wisconsin
signs.
“Where are these people taking me” she thought. Before she
knew it they pulled up in front of what appeared to be a mansion.
There were tables and people on the deck. “This must be some
kind of restaurant” she said. The door swung open, the 1st thing she
saw Reno dressed in a black suit with a gold tie and cummerbund.
A single rose and a black and gold dab hat cocked to the side.
“Damn” she thought biting her bottom lip. Tori stepped out of the
car, received her rose and they made their way up the steps.
“You look so good” Reno whispered in her ear.
“Mr. Miller, how are you” the host greeted Reno.
“Ms. Johnson” he said to Tori. They were led to a table in the
corner with once again a candle lit. The waitress brought over a
appetizer dish.
“What is this Tori said to Reno. Nigga, I don’t want no finger
food, I’m hungry. they both started laughing.
“I ain’t ate all day where the chicken and shit” she whispered.
“You so ghetto” Reno said still laughing.
“I’m just playing, Tori said, but I’m hungry.”
“You’ll be strong, ain’t that what you always tell me?” The waitress
returned with two trays with silver tops. She placed them on
the table in front of them. Tori removed her cover to reveal a whole
lobster.


BIO:
My name is Latoya Willis I am 26 years old. Writing for me is more of a passion than any thing else. I use it to express myself in ways I wouldn’t otherwise be able to. This is one of five manuscripts that I’ve writing. I have been creating poetry and short stories since I was in 2nd grade. Chained 2 Da Game is my first novel, it pioneers a breath taking trilogy. I wrote this story while doing a 24 month sentence in prison. It was written to target an urban audience, but can be appreciated
by people from all walks of life. The characters in this story go through real situations and lives real lives.

Interview with Latoya:

1) How long have you been writing?
I have been writing, since the 2nd grade. The first story i ever wrote was called ""Suprise Party." I wrote this story for a contest at my school.
2) What author's have inspired you the most?
I have been most inspired by Vicki Stringer, because her story is similar to mine. I too served time in federal prison, that's actually where i decided to write this book.
3)What would you say has motivated you the most?
My biggest motivator would have to be my mother, she always encouraged me in everything that i have ever done.
4) How long did it take you to write this book?
It took me a little over 3 months to complete chained 2 da game, and about 10 months to finish the entire trilogy.
5)What does being Chained 2 da Game mean, and what message does the book convey?
Being chained to the game is like being a product of your enviorment. It symbolizes being "hood" or "street smart". The overall message of the entire trilogy is, No matter where you come from, and how many obstacles you encountered a long the way, you can always break the chains, and live your life for you.
6) Why did you decide to use a self publisher as opposed to a traditional one? I submitted my manuscript to many of the major publishing companies, and i never got any responses. So i decided to put in my own foot work and get on my on grind.
7) What advice would you offer other authors looking to get published.
I always tell everybody that writes; If you have a story, give it to the world. Don't be discouraged if people don'tlike your work, just keep going. If you strive for greateness you will achieve it.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Get to Know Betty Collier


Living Inside The Testimonyis a collection of anecdotes compiled by author Betty Collier. In reading these stories, you will share in her journey and experience the inspiration, faith, hope, humor, romance, and love she experienced. The stories in Living Inside The Testimonyrevolve around Betty's experiences with her family, friends, and other individuals who have contributed, often unknowingly, to the path God has chosen for her. You will hear the story of how Betty fell in love at age fourteen (with her future husband), about her husband's near-death experience with emergency brain surgery at a young age, her experiences in New York a week prior to 9/11, and the frustrating ordeal she and her husband overcame when trying to build their dream home. Betty attributes her success and her great love to God, and she shares with readers how God has orchestrated her life's path every step of the way. Betty's prayer is that you will see and feel Proverbs 3:5-6 come alive and speak to your heart as you take a walk with her, inside her testimony. She hopes you enjoy the journey and discover that we all live inside testimonies meant to be shared with others.

Biography: Betty Collier is a wife, mother, daughter, sister, nurse, author, and child of the King. Married to William Collier since 1986, they live in Bartlett, Tennessee, with their sons, Jordan William and Brandon William.

Interview with Betty:

1. What does the title of your book mean?
The original title of the book was “We Never Would Have Made it Without YOU” and the “YOU” that I was referring to was the Lord. I had given a copy of the draft manuscript to my friend Kartriece who designed the cover page because she had been anxiously waiting to read the book she designed the cover for. Unbeknownst to me, Kartriece’s mother asked her if she could take a “sneak peek” at the copy. Her mother sent me an email the very next day which really encouragement me, so I saved the email. It said, “I asked Triece this morning if I could take a look at your book with the intention of skimming through it because I knew I wouldn't be able to read it through just yet. After reading the first few chapters, I commented to Triece that I wondered if it was just because I knew you that it was so heartfelt. I have come to the conclusion that it is the anointing. I didn't get any work done this morning because I kept going back to your book. I have finished it from beginning to end and I was truly blessed by it. I commend you for actually doing what God has led you to do. My heart strings were tugged in more ways than one as I took a walk with you inside your testimony. God is awesome and I am so glad that I know him. Thank you for sharing.”

The original title was confusing, and it was from her words and what she got out of the book… taking a walk with me “inside my testimony” that made me change the title of the book to “Living Inside The Testimony.” That actually was the essence and heartbeat of the entire book anyway, and I had repeatedly used those same words throughout the book. She helped me to bring it to life.

2. Have you always wanted to be an author?
I never wanted to be an author, and if you had asked me prior to January 2009 if I would ever write a book, my answer would have immediately been "absolutely not," and that would have been the end of the discussion. I've never had a desire to write a book, so you're likely wondering why I wrote it and why I am trying to share it with others now. Perhaps my honesty will make you wonder if the book is even worth purchasing. However, this one thing I do know...I am an author. I became one overnight, and in fact, I know the exact night it happened. It was after midnight when January 9, 2009 turned into January 10th, the night I dreamed about this book. I am confident that if you allow me to share my journey with you, you will understand perfectly, but only if you have the faith to believe.

3. Why did you write the book?

I wrote the book after being divinely inspired by the Lord to share my testimony with others. The book is obviously based on my faith, and I wrote it well aware that not everyone would share my faith, but I am sharing my faith with anyone who chooses to believe. My purpose was simply to encourage and inspire readers to discover that we all live inside testimonies meant to be shared with others.

4. There are so many well known inspirational books already available by very well know authors. How can you compete with them?
We all need to be inspired and encouraged, and I know there is an audience for my book that has not been reached my mainstream Christian and inspirational authors. If I didn’t have the faith to believe that the Lord would take my book wherever it needs to go, I never would have written it. This is a faith journey, and if you read the book, you will see that my journey has been inspired by faith, hope, humor, romance, and alot of love, taken from the perspective of an everyday person whom readers can all relate to.

5. What makes your story different?
My story is different because it comes from an everyday person who realized how God’s amazing love and abundant blessings have always surrounded my life. Because of that realization, I am sharing my life inside the testimony while helping others realize they too live inside testimonies meant to encourage and inspire others.

6. What kind of response have you gotten from readers?
I wrote the book to encourage and inspire others, but I have been just as encouraged and inspired by their comments. It confirms my original belief that the Lord wanted me to share my journey of faith. As one reader told me, "It's like being on a roller coaster. I didn't know what to expect next. I was laughing on one page and crying on the next...This book is a masterpiece! Thank you so much for sharing. I have been truly blessed."

7. What is your favorite quote from the book?
My favorite quote from the book is “I guess when you live inside the testimony, it’s hard for you to see it as a testimony, and you really don’t appreciate it for what it is.”


Author’s Website: http://livinginsidethetestimony.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/livinginsidethetestimony

Twitter: http://twitter.com/BettyCollier

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Get to Know Janice Reaves


Synopsis: The tale of a young boy who is ridiculed and disrespected by his school mates because of his God-given gift of intelligence. Nigel an 8-year old boy must learn how to overcome the persecution of his classmates while also dealing with the death of his father. Once home from school Nigel finds comfort with his two best friends Juan and Frankie (who attend catholic school). Each night Nigel prays asking God to take away his gift of being smart. Will Nigel be granted his wish or does God have a better plan for the boy?

BIO:
Janice Reaves, the author, grew up in a single-family household in San Francisco. The product of a neglected school district, she barely graduated from High School with a 9th grade education. It wasn’t until she went on to college where Janice remediated her education. She never believed in her true gift of writing, it was not something she enjoyed. However, Janice’s instructors would often return her assignments with comments such as, “great metaphor”; “wonderful transition”; or “good analogy”. Janice had no idea what her teachers were talking about. However, years later, on a dare, Ms. Reaves wrote her first book, and within 12 months her first work of fiction, Hidden Reality, was self published.

Janice Reaves hopes that the works of literature she pens will empower, encourage and inspire children to read and believe that they can become all that they imagine themselves being. Contrary to what Ms. Reaves experienced growing up, she hopes no child ever feels ashamed to read out loud or to be who they are; whether they are black, white, brown, or poor. Janice believes all kids are talented, she’s quoted as saying, “We just have to nurture that talent to ensure it is develops properly.”

Janice’s focus & mission is for children to know that God has made them all a promise and all they have to do is believe and achieve. She feels our disadvantaged youth can become writers, poets or whatever they envision for themselves. Ms. Reaves hope to someday create a traveling youth summit with an outreach extending from city-to-city and state-to-state.

Excerpt: Once home Nigel would cry to his mother telling her how mean the kids were to him at school. Nigel wished that he wasn’t so smart and maybe than the kids at school would like him. Nigel’s mom prayed with Nigel daily explaining why the kids made fun of him, because they were envious of him and wished they could be as smart as he was. Nigel found that very hard to believe so every night before he went to sleep he would pray asking God to make him not so smart, but every morning when he awakened nothing changed, he was still smart.

Interview with Janice:

Why do you write Children’s Books? I feel our children are in need of help. In so many homes there is no guidance, no direction, and in so many cases no supervision.

What do your readers like most about your book? They see that change is possible and this gives them hope of a positive future.

Is Kool to be Smart coming from your childhood experience? Yes! I think when a writer writes in some way or another he or she will pull from a known experience.

How did you create such an inspirational children’s book? I feel the pain of those around me and that motivates me to find a solution.

Will we hear more of Kool to be Smart? Kool to be Smart will be a series that will empower, motivate, and inspire our children to be all that God has created them to be.

I heard that you became a writer because of a dare?
Yes! A friend dared me to write a book and a year later my first novel Hidden Reality was born. I never enjoyed writing, I never considered my self a writer; but those around me saw a talent that I was blinded to. I had professors who would often write comments on my papers like “great metaphor” “wonderful transition.” I had no ideal what they were talking about. This is why I do what I do. I want to make believers out of non believers. I want our children to know that God has made them all a promise and if they believe they will achieve.

Where can readers find your books? They can always find my information on www.kool2bsmart.com


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Sunday, August 8, 2010

AAMBC Summer Tours with G Street Chronicles


BIO:

George Sherman Hudson was born and raised in Atlanta Ga.. After being continuously rejected by different publishers because of the subject matter contained in his books while serving time, this father of two did some research and started G Street Chronicles, the urban book publishing company that's ran by him with the help of his COO and fiancé Erica Jones . While George is continuously working hard to make G Street Chronicles a recognized name in the literary industry, he's also working hard on his highly anticipated REAL series. George has authored five books in all. His debut book Drama is in stores now. Having published more than 10 titles in the first year of business George is determined to make G Street Chronicles an urban lit powerhouse.

Synopsis:
Real became a self made millionaire thanks to the pipeline he established trafficking cocaine from state to state. He along with his lady Constance and right hand man Cash were enjoying the fruits of his labor. However, more money means more problems. Real and Cash's hired killers B-low and Jesse wants a bigger part of the action. Then there’s a snitch in the organization leading the Feds straight to the center of Real’s operation, and the man himself. While Real fights to stay out of the system, all hell breaks loose when war is declared by a family in the Cartel. When the war in the streets puts Constance’s life in jeopardy, Real vows to protect his woman at all cost but in order to do so he’ll have to stay alive and free. When allies turn to enemies Real discovers doing so may be harder than he ever imagined.

Interview with George Hudson, CEO:

What can you tell us about the man behind G Street Chronicles? My name is George Sherman Hudson and I'm on a mission to make G Street Chronicles a recognized name in the industry. Born and raised in Atlanta Ga., father of three kids Jazmine, Lil Sherman, and Semaj my stepdaughter. Engaged to Erica Jones who's also the company COO. I am the author of the highly anticipated REAL series, Drama, Family Ties, and Blocked In. All except Drama which is already out will drop before years end.



George what sparked your interest in publishing? Being told no by all the publishing giants that looked down on the urban lit genre. These same big publishing houses right now are revamping their business plans and including budgets for the same genre that they turned their nose up at years ago. After studying the business I decided to start my own company G Street Chronicles which is doing quite well being that we are just under a year old.


What sets G Street Chronicles apart from other urban publishers? A few things set us apart. The first thing is we give a lot of unknown authors a chance to realize their dream. We will hear everybody out . I stand firm on that because that's what I looked for and never got . I want to give everybody a chance to show their talent. We are kind of like the American Idol of publishing. Another thing that sets us apart is that we make sure all our stories are kept real as possible. We give it raw and uncut.


I see you publish inspirational and christian books as well , how did that come about? Well you know all of us need some positive in our life. After reviewing these manuscripts and being highly impressed I felt it was my duty to make them available to the public. Our inspirational and Christian titles are real inspiring and I recommend them to all readers.

What's next from G Street Chronicles? We got a lot of books dropping in the next couple of months. While we are waiting on those we are discussing a possible movie deal for one of our manuscripts which I won't name until its final. Everybody crunching numbers as we speak.

How can an author get in touch with you for possible publishing? They can submit their manuscripts at submissions@GstreetChronicles.com . We are now accepting all submissions.

What advice can you give authors trying to get on? Don't give up by no means and always stay true to your craft.

Learn more about G Street Chromicles at www.gstreetchronicles.com

Monday, August 2, 2010

Get to Know Raheim Brooks


Rahiem Jerome Brooks is the breakout novelist with an overwhelming reservoir of criminal tales that motivate American denizen to be overprotective with their personal data, i.e. social security number, pin number, and account number. He contributes articles and commentary to Oak Lane Magazine, as well as on his web site.


Since 1995, Rahiem Brooks has done hundreds of interviews with con men and swindlers in county, state and federal prisons; after all, he was locked down in them, too. He spawned tougher white collar crimes law and the Truncated Act. Hollywood blockbusters like Ocean’s Eleven and Italian Job that do not affect ordinary citizens are nothing more than entertainment. Through fictional accounts of his former crimes, Rahiem conveys the types of white-collar crimes that obstruct the livelihood of identity theft victims, by chronicling how con men acquire someone’s identity profile from an avaricious car salesman or medical records specialist for a small fee, and commences to rob the national economy to the tune of 14-billion dollars a year.


Rahiem’s novels prompt retailers to thoroughly scrutinize every transaction, and not to allow a teenager to use the credit card in the name, Dr. John Warwick. Sounds absurd, and it is; however, successful swindlers like Rahiem has used credit cards with the last name Romanovski, Wu, and Philippidis. A glimpse at Rahiem’s photo evidence, he is not a Wu.


Some of Rahiem’s other soon-to-be published books include: CON TEST (Prodigy Publishing Group), MR. 357 (Prodigy Publishing Group), and DIE LATER (Prodigy Publishing Group), the sequel to the soon-to-be released, LAUGH NOW (Prodigy Publishing Group).


Rahiem Brooks plans to continue his Film/TV certificate program at University of California, Los Angeles, and currently lives in Philadelphia building his Prodigy Publishing Group brand.

The Book:
LAUGH NOW is the story of Kareem Bezel, whom by 22-years-old has made it to the top rung of the New York fashion industry; and, he has done everything to get there, including: fraud, theft, receiving stolen property, theft by deception, embezzlement, and identity theft. His crafty spree of thievery props his older brother, Andre Bezel’s illicit drug business into the cross hairs of corrupt DEA Agent Lucas McKenzey.



Set in Philadelphia and its suburbs, LAUGH NOW, proposes that, although you’re taken out the ghetto, if you were born to be a hustler, that’s what you’ll do. The story shifts to New York, where the brothers attend Columbia and New York Universities. But before they graduate, Andre is under suspicion for murder, a rogue city councilman is poisoned, and Andre’s first business partner—a white kid, who worked for McKenzey—has been tortured and murdered. LAUGH NOW has all the elements: erotic sex, controversial club scenes, lavish shopping spree, murderous robberies, dangerous high speed chase, and something novel to urban fiction: white collar crime, highlighting a whole new form of trickery. By LAUGH NOW’s end, the brother’s a have a well crafted story to tell prosecutors: “Agent McKenzey made us do it, or he planned to arrest us like he did our dad.”

Excerpt:

CHAPTER 1

The weight that crushed BG’s shoulders had been lifted when Dre agreed to accompany him from a serene suburb to the hostile ghetto-ness of North Philadelphia. Dre snaked a black Dodge Charger along I-76, rattling to the baseline of the Jada Kiss Why single. BG rode shotgun, seat reclined like a boss, and he breathed somewhat normally—white boys needed balls to cop down the infamous J Street. Brent Gower, at seventeen had earned the moniker BG, and he had balls the size of Russia. Dre glanced at the Girard Avenue ramp, and BG stole a glance at the young thug, just four years removed from the ghetto where they were headed.
Andre Bezel had smoothly transitioned into suburbia, and was the Upper Merion High School all-American running back. He conspired with BG, the quarterback, on the football turf. And they drove to a notorious drug turf to further that conspiracy. Dre was not a member of BG’s gang, reserved for the toughest white boys in King of Prussia; that was beneath him. Dre’s blackness and he being a product of the hostile North Philadelphia streets was a grand reason for BG to use him. Dre’s father, James “Dope” Bezel was serving a life sentence for a crack conspiracy, which made room for a lame to sweep Dre’s mother off her feet and into King of Prussia. That did not arrest Dre from being intimately connected to the streets, with a Rolodex of connections left behind by his father.
At the off-ramp light, Dre turned left onto Girard Avenue at 35 Street. He drove pass the Philadelphia Zoo, crossed the Girard Avenue Bridge, over the Schuylkill River—which separated West Philadelphia from north, Dre’s side of town. Dre mentally relived ghetto gospel and news headlines that confirmed what a zoo the 15-square miles of North Philadelphia was. Dre meandered along the SEPTA number-15 trolley tracks. The street numbers dropped traffic light by traffic light; that pay day for the trip coming.
33rd Street. Fairmount Park.
29th Street. Blue Jay Diner.
25th Street. Girard College.
21st Street. Berean Institute.
17th Street. St. Joseph Prep School.
16th Street. St Joseph Hospital.
Dre flipped a left up 16 Street. The streets, buildings and houses became scruffier. The teens stared at the crude neighborhood, both glad that they lived where they had. It was not always that way for Dre, though. He had to get used to his new home in the suburbs. Dre pulled up at 16 and Jefferson Streets, and BG did not believe his eyes. The sight was a first; his drugs were usually delivered. The street had three occupied houses with rent paying tenants; the rest were home to squatters. Many other houses were boarded up. A few empty spots where homes had burned down, had housed abandoned vehicles. Young hoodlums loitered on the corner, without a thought of school the following day. Winos drank joyously around a barrel that burned wood in an attempt to ward off sinister winds.
Three black males in a Crown Vic on spinners, pulled behind the Charger. Through the rearview mirror, Dre watched the thugs and put his Desert Eagle on his lap. He knew from experience that the 17 Street sentries drove lemons. A car carrying priests was deemed a threat in that ghetto. Equally, a car with a black and white boy—like Dre and BG—in it was registered as two squares in town to cop, and be robbed afterward.
Dre killed the engine and heard a boom box that played 99 Problems by Jay Z very loudly after midnight. Only in a ghetto was that possible. BG opened the car door and stepped out.
“I’m staying here.” Dre confirmed.
“Good ol’ Goldie here will be by my side,” BG said, and showed Dre, Goldie, the .45-cal that he had in his waist. “I know that she’s a ride or die bitch.” BG ignored the feeling in his gut that screamed for him to get the hell out of there.
“Remember, I told you not to do this.” Dre had tried to convince BG to give him the money and let him cop for him, for a fee, but BG wasn’t having that.
BG grabbed his Woolrich winter coat and walked away from the Charger. He was not for Dre’s negative energy. He was about that paper. Period! BG crossed 16 Street and walked up Jefferson toward 17. A pair of eyes from a second story window followed him step by step. BG walked, shivering in the freezing air, toward the hustlers on the corner. He paused in the middle of the notorious drug zone, reached in his jeans for a slip of paper on which he had Trigger’s number. He ripped his Nextel from the clip, flipped it open and began to dial.
Interrupting his call, a tall thug dressed in all black, stepped out of an alley and put a snub nosed .38 on BG’s temple. Another lanky, thuggish-looking kid snatched the cell phone and told BG, “You don’t need this shit,” before he slammed the phone shut and put it his own pocket.
“This either,” a third man said, and grabbed Goldie from BG’s waist.
With BG stripped of his security, his worst nightmare became a reality, right there on the block. BG felt embarrassed and lost. His heart raced with fear. His mind swirled with Dre’s discouraging comment, Remember, I told you not to do this. He was frisked quickly, but the search seemed in slow motion. The robber with the .38 demanded to know where the money was hidden. BG acted dumb founded and the skinny kid swiftly raised Goldie into the air. Goldie had blacked BG’s eye in one motion.
The kid said, “Maybe that will help your memory?”
BG mopped blood from his face, as it coldly trickled and began to freeze. He had the message. Through clinched teeth, BG told the robbers that the money was hidden in his Timberland boots. He kicked them off and the men searched them. They found the $5,000 stash and then the beefy man threw BG. He landed hard on the front of a Camry, scrambled to his feet quickly—a gift from playing football—and ran back to the Charger.
Blood continued to rain from BG’s face as he hopped into the car. Dre peeled off, tires screaming under the powerful acceleration.
“What the fuck happened back there?” Inside Dre laughed hysterically. He loved when the plan came together. Especially his plans.

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