Raheem Bounty Hoyte Black Familia

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Black Familia

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9780979372445: Black Familia

Bed-Stuy is in the midst of a bloody war when Big Lou, a Brooklyn legend and underworld Hall of Famer is released from the Federal Penitentiary. The O.G. (Big Lou) convinces the Criminal Elites of the five boroughs to come together. During a historical, Meeting of the Minds, all rivals are ceased. The Birth of a Dynasty takes root, and Quan Hoyte, the unofficial Pope of Brooklyn, establishes allies with borough leaders. Once they come together, the men pledge their loyalty and commitment to each other, the game, and ultimately their Hoods, thus forming the city's first Black Commission, better known as the Black Familia. In this theatrical tale, Quan revolutionizes the game, taking the entire New York Underworld to a level and plateau that the game has never witnessed before. Take a look inside see why things really get poppin' when bodies start droppin' as the Black Familia and the Italian Mafia fight for complete control of the New York Underworld.

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Raheem Hoyte, or Bounty as he's known to most, is a father as well as the founder and CEO of Street Money Publishing, LLC. Bounty is also an author who hails from the gritty streets of Bed-Stuy, one of Brooklyn, New York's most violent neighborhoods. Unlike your typical author, Bounty's résumé doesn't include a host of literary credentials. However, being dubbed by some as the new literary Voice of the Streets, Bounty's résumé does prove that he is certainly qualified to write about the streets; a place he knows so well. At a young age, Bounty found himself knee deep in the streets. As they say, Practice Makes Perfect. Therefore, it didn't take long for Bounty's street savvy to prevail. But, with street life comes the penitentiary. So it was evident that he would one day see the Pen. However, that day came sooner than he thought it would. At age eleven, Bounty caught his first case. Since then he's been haunted by the Penal Plague. Unfortunately, Bounty's travels went from the juvenile system to the adult state system, before his Penal Journey ultimately landed him in the Federal Pen. In 1993 Bounty was tried and convicted of being an organizer/leader of a racketeering enterprise that expanded across several states. It was the RICO conviction that caused him to receive a double-life sentence becoming the nation's youngest defendant to be convicted of being a leader of such an enterprise. However, as a means to escape the ills of prison life, Bounty sought refuge in writing, penning the type of raw, powerful plots that leave readers eager for more. Bounty writes with the passion and vigor that's been missing in the industry. The realness of his work proves that he writes by drawing from his real-life experiences to deliver the streets on a profound level.

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Bounty, has crafted a dynamic freshman project. New York, put ya lighters up for the five boroughs and the Black Familia. --Crystal Perkins-Stell, MHR - Essence Magazine-Best Selling Author of Hood Rich

Brooklyn hasn't repped like this in a long time. Black Familia is Scarface, Belly and GoodFellas, all rolled in one. You put your work in, my dude! --Calvin Klein Bacote, The Brooklyn Don

Black Familia raises the bar for street literature. It takes you there and keeps you hostage from beginning to end. As a real street nigga, I give it 2 thumbs up! --Walter Tut Johnson, Brooklyn Street Legend

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