Street Legends

Success in the drug game always comes with a price. If you think hustling is a glamorous professions, check out the fate of these legendary American gangsters before you try to become the next Scarface.

White Boy Rick

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Once dubbed the Murder Capital of the world, Detroit has long been a Mafia hotbed and urban gangster Mecca. The underworld of the Motor City has long been involved in the drug game with a cast of legendary crime bosses and organizations straight out of a Hollywood movie. The drug trade was so high profile in the 80s that some dealers were household ... [Continue Reading]

The Dirty Glove Diaries by Terrell “Wall$treet” Wilkins

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"The Crack Era" With the fall of the Young Boys Incorporated a few other drug crews picked up their ruthless tactics and organizational structure. No other street gang or drug organization at the time utilized the blueprint left by Y.B.I, better than the Chambers Brothers organization. The Chambers Brothers were originally from Arkansas. ... [Continue Reading]

The 10 Most Infamous Street Legends

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In the chronicles of gangster lore and hip-hop legend some gun thugs, drug barons and crime bosses have stood the test of time and their mythologies have towered above their contemporaries. Here at gorillaconvict.com we have written about many of these modern day outlaw heroes and have recognized the part they play in the folklore that has ... [Continue Reading]

The Debate

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The issue of Fat Cat being a snitch has been hotly debated with both detractors and supporters making their cases for or against. Based on the facts, such as reputable newspapers like The New York Times reporting that he was cooperating, it seems there is no question of his culpability. But there is no evidence that Fat Cat ever testified at ... [Continue Reading]

THE DIRTY GLOVE DIARIES by TERRELL “WALL$TREET” WILKINS

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PROHIBITION TO THE HEROIN ERA Detroit, formerly known as the Motor City, currently known as the Murder City, has always had a rich culture of drug crews, gangsters and violence. Dating back to the Purple Gang in the prohibition era of the 1920s the city has a rich history of street lore. The Purple Gang consisted of the children of Jewish ... [Continue Reading]

Supreme Team Redux

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The Southside of Jamaican Queens- a legendary neighborhood in the great metropolis of New York. If it’s going down in the Big Apple, you know they're doing it with the style, swag and the utmost of their ability. That is just how they carry it in the town. Dudes in the city are doing it first class, all the way and everyday. Every time I do a book ... [Continue Reading]

Fat Cat Returns

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Rivalries had existed between the loosely organized hustlers of Hollis and South Jamaica, but the balance of power had never tipped in any one direction until 1981 when ex-con and former Seven Crowns’ member Fat Cat set up shop on 150th Street near 107th Avenue. The block was ideal for drug dealing as it forked off from Sutphin Boulevard, making it ... [Continue Reading]

Darryl “God” Whiting

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Darryl “God” Whiting was born in Corona Queens, New York and was raised in a single family household of four sisters and two brothers by his beloved mother Rose. He has been featured several times a year over the past fourteen years on the television program American Justice on A&E. LL Cool J also portrayed him in the 1988 file In Too Deep with ... [Continue Reading]

Rayful Edmond

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To many in his hometown of Washington, D.C., during his 1980s reign as the city’s biggest cocaine and crack dealer, Rayful Edmond was public enemy number one. At the height of Dodge City’s brutal crack epidemic in 1987, this 22-year-old man was responsible for distributing 60 percent of the cocaine that flooded the city’s streets. In the Chocolate ... [Continue Reading]