Hustling & Hip-Hop

Legendary figures of the drug game have been the province of myth and hearsay until the rise of hip-hop. Cocaine or gangsta rap is crack era nostalgia taken to its extreme. Read these stories and interviews where hustling and hip-hop collide.

Uncle Fridge’s Pulpit

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Short North Posse Indictment – Round Six – This Time its Murder and Land Grabs by the City as UsualFront page of the June 13, 2014 Columbus Dispatch read: OSU Shutters Two Carryouts. My first thought was that white people don't sell each other malt liquor and single cigarettes and since they're gentrifying the area...This thought was solidified ... [Continue Reading]

Uncle Fridge’s Pulpit

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Summertime - Murder is big business for the P.I.C.Yeah, it's summertime and the bodies in Columbus, Ohio are piling up!I remember enjoying the reputation we all had in the nasty 9-0's with respects to murder and all sorts of mayhem; the 90's were a very macabre and depraved time in our history.So it’s the 2000's.Breaks my heart now ... [Continue Reading]

Uncle Fridge’s Pulpit

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Stand Your GroundAs a convict that is soon to be an ex-con I have to worry about laws like stand your ground and so on. But first I'd like to extend a shout out to my brother Tim Richardson on his release from this shithole we're doing time in! Tim is a righteous brother that used what I used to get out the feds, a combination of hard work in ... [Continue Reading]

STILL LOVING THE DOUGH Part 2

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Remember how I told ya”ll broke mothaphuckaz about how I get MONEY…MONEY…MONEY???I just got enlighted to some other shit that now makes all my previous moves and schemes look like pennies….and BELIEVE ME when I tell you that in no shape or form am I about any kind of “LOOSE CHANGE”…I’M A HUSTLeCONOMICIST!!!Dig: After going through so many ... [Continue Reading]

Doctor Philadelphia

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The illegal sale of prescription drugs has surged recently, especially pain medications like Vicodin, Percocet and OxyContin. The demand for pain medication for recreational, rather than valid medical purposes, has led to a corresponding increase in unlicensed, illegal sales of prescription drugs. Bogus "pain management clinics" have sprung up in ... [Continue Reading]

Most Infamous my first Bay interview with Money Mone, a certified player for the Yay by Tracy “Black T. K.” Kimbro

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The entire State of California is nefarious as far as street culture. Although Los Angeles receives most of the attention, San Diego, Fresno and the Bay area all have their share of well-respected legends. The Bay is an entirely different world than Southern California. Gangs are replaced by mobs, turf wars, sideshows, and pimpin'. I wanted to ... [Continue Reading]

A Counterfeiter’s Thoughts on the New $100 Bill

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For only the fourth time in history there will be a new $100 bill. After a three year delay, the improved, high tech $100 bill that was seventeen years and 40 drafts in the making debuts on October 8. The note has been revamped three times alone in the last 20 years, as the Federal Reserve reacted to improved counterfeiting technology and thwart ... [Continue Reading]

Uncle Fridge’s Pulpit

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Amerikkka' Addiction to Destroying Black Men (starting with street niggas) Part OneI swear I had no idea about the case down in Florida. Not the other one, the “Music Blasting” Case. It’s open season on us again, huh? But what do I know. There’s no more racism in America, right. People like me that keep ranting about this “Black” shit need to ... [Continue Reading]