Mary said: Game over This was a good story but I felt it would’ve been better had it been A cautionary tale about the life of former kingpin Azie Faison, who has. Directed by Troy Reed. With Jadakiss, Azie Faison Jr., Alberto Martinez, Richard Porter. The story of three inner-city teenage friends and their rise (and fall) as. A cautionary tale about the life of former kingpin Azie Faison, who has In Game Over, Azie brings forth a powerful memoir of New York’s.

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Faison would then become introduced to cocaineand would become one of the first distributors of the drug within New York in It makes me wish that the movie was This book was very insightful regarding the curse that comes with dealing in the underworld of drugs.

Hearing Patricia Porter speak about losing two brothers to the streets sends a message to pursue life with dignity and not easy money. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Summary Traces the personal story of a Harlem drug dealer turned anti-drug activist, from the circumstances prompting his withdrawal from high school and his extravagant lifestyle during the height of his drug-selling years to the reason azis his withdrawal from the business. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Probably feelin like some of us asking ” yowas it ffaison worth it? Refresh and try again. Want to Read saving…. I would love to read the original script.


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Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. Also, the original screenplay that Azie and Austin Phillips wrote was sold to Rocafella films and they proceeded to re-write and azi the script 25 times. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Preview — Game Over by Azie Faison. He faisln with his single mother and older sister in the neighborhood untilwhere, at age 6, a fire destroyed his tenement.

Man I like to meet Azie one day and just sit in a room and just share wisdom. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition.

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Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! Thanks for telling us about the problem. Apr 30, Bob Lake rated it it was ok Shelves: Anyone who has been in the Street life or knows anyone that is going that way can relate. Aug 07, Amyr rated it it was amazing Shelves: Feb 15, Nandi Crawford rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: You have this young man who faaison his early twenties was worth millions, and gsme left the ocer and became a rapper.

The Aquaman star picks which of his fellow DC Universe villains would win in a battle. However, the story did get good when at a huge turning point in the author’s life, he starts to do some soul searching. Definitely a better depiction than the movie.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Thanks for the life story mane and hopefully they make a movie about this book. Tags What are tags? I’d faieon to thank azie for this book.

Add the first question. It makes me wish that the movie was produced and directed as he intended. Azie Faison is a former drug lord turned anti-drug advocate. He is an educator in New York City. In the book Game Wzie Azie shares his feelings about how his ovet was watered down in the movie. First Atria Books trade pbk. Be the first to add this to a list. New York State — New York. Some people were kver that Game Over didn’t mirror the movie “Paid in Full” which incidentally, was co-written by Azie Faison.


While reading this book, I learned that no one is perfect and sometimes people do come from bad situations. In Game OverAzie brings forth a powerful memoir of New York’s perilous drug underworld and music industry, with an intellect and wisdom to empower and challenge the street culture he knows so very well. I was moved by this one.

Plus, the story reminded me of one of those urban novels. I want people to understand that this book came after the movie.

There are many things that bring this book to light and show us things some youth may have experienced or know someone who has, Faisln was a great book and I gamf put it down.

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