Brandon McCalla Diamond Drought

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Diamond Drought

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Introducing America's First Hip-hop Soap Opera! Rich was once your typical drug-dealing street hustler with dreams of the music industry and chrome rims that keep spinning even when the car stops. Now he has finally anteed up. He’s acquired a new whip, more technology for his producing endeavors, and a less visibly active grip on his lucrative drug empire. He has bigger sights and a more legitimate dream ahead of him. Rich has grown weary of all the drug doings and bullet dodging. He secretly wants out of the game and has situated a financial endeavor with his partner Afta that will possibly pull him out of the grind. Rich’s plan seemed so simple―continue to produce the hottest beats and drop that album he’s been working on with the Legacy clique so he can buy that huge, capacious home his woman Leaya has her sights on. She always gets what she wants. But someone doesn’t want that to happen. Someone in Rich’s past wants him dead. An old nemesis that’s just as cagey and smart as he is. Someone who knows Rich just as well as he knows himself... DIAMOND DROUGHT walks you through a Hip Hop Soap Drama circled around Rich’s filthy existence with an incredible supporting cast and host of characters... The hazel-eyed thug Major The Prada brat Anna The black Erika Kane Shantel And the enigmatic Pimp Willie Green With a cameo appearance by the Dark Man himself DMX... DIAMOND DROUGHT, Book One of the Diamond Series. Walk with them... Review "An urban Soprano crime drama" -- Nikki Turner - A Hustler's Wife, Project Chick

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Let me tell you where I grew up at/sip mo, threw up at/flip coke, blew up at/where fake thugs got they vests-s chewed up at... Brooklyn beef/who want that...?

BK Anthem, Foxy Brown

I had to quote her. I know what she was feeling when she was in the booth just about to spit those first 16 bars. When I wrote the first 3 chapters of this, I was like, I gotta rep it correctly. Mos Def and Talib Kwali know, Jay-Z definitely knows. Brooklyn is more than just the hood to us, it’s our province and hip-hop is our culture. Spawned in the boogie down Bronx, but the shit migrated and when it came to BK it never left. We went from break dancing to intricate lyrics about our environment over break beats to the Donald Goines route with it. So I had to base this book in Brooklyn, it was only fitting.

I’m very proud of the culture. Jay-Z signing Kanye West gave me more faith in it. I felt we were losing sight. I decided to go another way people; sure, I produce music, but my Triton’s in the closet now. We need more for us, an alternative direction to direct our minds... but I’m not the KRS type. I don’t teach nor want to. You don’t want me preaching. I could only spew sin from my jaws. My intention initially was for you to read this and get entertained. I tried to hit this urban literature market at a different angle, hold the H&K diagonal like in the movies and let off a few just so you would pay closer attention. I unloaded on the masses not giving a damn about how these other books were written by those other authors, I never read a single one. Why read about the life you’re already living, right? Then I read my own book and knew why. You will know soon enough...these books are hot. It’s rap but with about 60,000 more words... the run-on verse.

Now I read the competition (I still got that emcee mentality). I’m a fan. I won’t mention any names but Teri, whoops... I like your stuff. But it’s all about the sales, retail... feel me? Who wanna battle...!

My mother gets all the props because she’s my biggest supporter, PERIOD! No mushy shit, but thanks Mom... I’m going to Disney World and I’m taking you with me.

Earl Cox you deserve a trophy. This shit could not have been done without you. We all know this. Plus most of the time I’m not a team player, so those reading this should understand that me typing this is something real. I don’t like working with people, people get in the way.

Audra Shivers you took most of the illiteracy out of my manuscript and gave it more muscle. People with books they want published need to check you with dough... that’s all I gotta say about that. I didn’t like editors, till I met you.

Whoa! Wait, I got a few more heads. The people who were behind the project when it was just me writing this to amuse myself. G Double, Add A Lesson (my nigga), Kimsy, Christina (the white girl), Ta-Ta, and my ex-fiancé for making so many copies of the manuscript when it was just a fetus—I hate u bimbo (just kidding...?).

Everyone who purchased this THANK U...! If you just borrowed this... unless you just couldn’t afford it...

I know... like I never borrowed a book before, right? I’m an author now, it’s all different to me now... buy my fucking book.

Peace.

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Brandon Dewitt McCalla was born in Brooklyn New York in 1971. He was always an intense reader starting with Marvel Comic books, but a copy of J.R.R.Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings collecting dust on the book self in the living room was the true catalyst that set off the spark that would eventually make him an author. Once he graduated from high school and began his freshman year of college he also began to write his first novel. He graduated with a bachelor of arts in English and put his writing endeavors aside to dabble in the music industry co owning his own record label and producing music. The music industry is a cold and harsh environment and Brandon felt more incubated with the way his thoughts weaved stories and realized that his true love was what he started college doing as a simple hobby.

He considers himself more a science fiction slash fantasy writer but wishes his first published novel to be Diamond Drought book one in his Diamond Series trilogy. The Diamond Series is pure street fiction but in some ways an ode to the hip hop community. He specifically wrote the gangsta soup opera for people who love the culture and want an entertaining and fast paced read. Something for the train when you’re on it early in the morn; something to spark that day off before work or college...

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