Queens Reigns Supreme: Fat Cat, 50 Cent, and the Rise of the Hip-Hop Hustler by Ethan Brown, NonFiction, 221 pages

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    The book starts off set in the 1970's and 80's of souther Queens, New York. It starts by describing small groups of drug sellers starting to crop up. One of the most famous leaders of these gangs was named "Fat Cat" and they would sell crack on the streets, making it much more violent and in need of surveillace from the local NYPD
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    Killings started cropping up all over on the streets of queens and this caused a large police intervention and many drug dealers and leaders would end up dead or in prison. Eventually some of the gagsters started creating hip-hop just to have fun and it started growing and becoming more and more popular as others wanted to be a part of it.
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    A rapper named Ja Rule starts creating albums for the label Murder Inc. and starts becoming big. Although later in his career people find that he was never truly part of the drug selling game as he was much too young at the time to truly get into it. He rapped about it hough and began his rise to fame as with 50 cent.
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    As 50 cent rose to fame he gained more and more hate form various other rappers such as Ja Rule and Game and was constantly fighting for supremacty. Eventually Game released an album named "300 Bars and Runnin'" that blasted that 50 cent had actually cooperated with the police at times on the streets and in no way deserves what he has now. In the end, their altercatios were never settled and 50 cent still fights with the other rappers to this day.