Gorilla Convict http://www.gorillaconvict.com The most potent voice of the streets. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:28:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=154 Finally Home After 21 Yearshttp://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/09/finally-home-21-years/ http://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/09/finally-home-21-years/#respond Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:28:20 +0000 http://www.gorillaconvict.com/?p=4744 About six weeks ago on July 31, 2014 I was released from FCC Forrest City in Arkansas. It was my first taste of freedom in 21 years. I got locked up when I was 22, way back in 1993 and finally the BOP decided to release me. Well, kind of. I am in the halfway […]

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Kenny Kingpin Interviewhttp://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/09/kenny-kingpin-interview/ http://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/09/kenny-kingpin-interview/#respond Sun, 07 Sep 2014 16:15:21 +0000 http://www.gorillaconvict.com/?p=4736 It is a pleasure to interview you homie. I have been a fan of your movement for a  long time. I wanted to start from the very beginning of your career when you were going by Laquan. That first record was a real pro black project and reflected the way Hip Hop was at that […]

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Uncle Fridge’s Pulpithttp://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/09/uncle-fridges-pulpit-11/ http://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/09/uncle-fridges-pulpit-11/#respond Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:54:05 +0000 http://www.gorillaconvict.com/?p=4726 Short North Posse Indictment – Round Six – This Time its Murder and Land Grabs by the City as Usual Front 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 […]

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Adam and Stevehttp://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/08/adam-steve/ http://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/08/adam-steve/#respond Sun, 17 Aug 2014 20:28:19 +0000 http://www.gorillaconvict.com/?p=4714 Writer’s Note: My ideas and expressions, through my writings are not to discriminate or insult those who feel some sort of way because of my harsh remarks. I’m only pinpointing truths and actual facts. It is my right to voice my views. So do not hold that against me, for this topic will offend many. […]

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FAMM’s Long Battle Against the Draconian Sentencing Regimehttp://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/08/famms-long-battle-draconian-sentencing-regime/ http://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/08/famms-long-battle-draconian-sentencing-regime/#respond Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:58:09 +0000 http://www.gorillaconvict.com/?p=4704 Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that has been fighting for fair and proportionate federal and state sentencing laws that embrace judicial discretion while guarding public safety, since the early 1990s. With two million people in prison in this country FAMM has a lot of constituents to fight for. Add in […]

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Prison Noirhttp://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/08/prison-noir-2/ http://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/08/prison-noir-2/#respond Sun, 03 Aug 2014 13:56:26 +0000 http://www.gorillaconvict.com/?p=4689 TRAP by Eric Boyd Allegheny County Jail – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The first night was in the processing area.I desperately tried making phone calls,but the phone system only worked if you already had a wristband with a docket-identification number.You had to already be in jail to use the phones and make calls to try getting out […]

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How 2 Hustlehttp://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/07/hustle/ http://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/07/hustle/#respond Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:07:35 +0000 http://www.gorillaconvict.com/?p=4623 Hustling is a gift that’s needed more than ever with the ever-rising economic instability of our formal economies. Raphael Wright, author of How 2 Hustle (Plug’d Media LLC 2014), is trying to offer a bit of knowledge and motivation to those who truly have hustle in their blood and have to use it to survive. […]

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US Government Targets MS-13http://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/07/us-government-targets-ms-13/ http://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/07/us-government-targets-ms-13/#respond Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:55:29 +0000 http://www.gorillaconvict.com/?p=4614 In a 2012 statement, the Treasury Department wrote, “MS-13 consists of at least 30,000 members in a range of countries, including El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico, and is one of the most dangerous and rapidly expanding criminal gangs in the world today. MS-13 is active in the United States, with at least 8,000 members […]

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The Growth of Administrative Segregation Units in Prisonhttp://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/07/growth-administrative-segregation-units-prison/ http://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/07/growth-administrative-segregation-units-prison/#respond Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:17:58 +0000 http://www.gorillaconvict.com/?p=4609 With the announcement of ADX Thomson, a new federal Supermax prison opening within the next two years, the Bureau of Prisons will boast two ultra-secure Supermax facilities. These units often referred to as “Little Guantanamo’s” have grown popular with prison officials in recent years and are referred to by several different acronyms- ADX, SMU, CMU- […]

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Uncle Fridge’s Pulpithttp://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/06/uncle-fridges-pulpit-10/ http://www.gorillaconvict.com/2014/06/uncle-fridges-pulpit-10/#respond Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:52:03 +0000 http://www.gorillaconvict.com/?p=4605 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 […]

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