A street historian breaks down the story Hollywood won’t tell.

  Today marks 10 years since Jay-Z dropped his tenth studio album American Gangster, which also served as the soundtrack for the film of the same name starring Denzel Washington. Hov once revealed in an interview with Rolling Stone that he got the inspiration for the critically acclaimed album after watching an advance screening of […]

Who had the best performance in the 2007 film American Gangster? It’s kind of a toss up between Denzel Washington, who starred as drug kingpin Frank Lucas, and (spoiler alert!) Russell Crowe, who played Detective Richie Roberts, the man who brought him down. However, if 50 Cent was in the movie, the question would be moot: it would […]

After Harlem’s Frank Lucas got slammed in for years, you’d think his wife, Julianna Farrait would have chosen not to make the same mistake he did. According to the NY Post Julianna, who is 65-years old, was arrested in May of 2010 for attempting to sell cocaine to a Puerto Rican informant. Yesterday, Manhattan federal […]


With the latest terror plot being a near-miss in Detroit, Americans will have to answer the questions of where they will want to fight this war on terror. Umar Farouk Abdulmutalib is trying to tell us something – again – that other terrorists around the world have been repeating through their words and, frightfully, through […]


‘I have no one to speak too [sic],’ read an online posting from January 2005, when Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the alleged “Christmas Bomber” was attending boarding school in England. ‘No one to consult, no one to support me and I feel depressed and lonely. I do not know what to do. And then I think […]