Category: African-American

Detroit Flashback: Why Doesn’t Anybody Ever Discuss ‘7 Mile Chuck’ Lewis In ‘White Boy Rick’ Tale?

History has seemed to have forgotten all about former Detroit drug dealer Charles (7 Mile Chuck) Lewis, the one-time partner of iconic 1980s Motor City teenage narcotics trafficker and government mole Richard (White Boy Rick) Wershe. Lewis’ name came up at Wershe’s parole hearing last week, as the now-47 year old Wershe took questions from the parole board and
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Real-To-Reel: Slew Of Murders Tied To East Coast-West Coast Rap War, As Series Of Beefs Moved From Booth To Street

The new Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyes On Me will hit movie theatres this week and soon thereafter a film entitled LAbryrinth starring Johnny Depp about the slayings of hip-hop legends Shakur and friend-turned-rival Christopher (The Notorious B.I.G.) Wallace is set to follow in the coming months. The East Coast-West Coast Rap War was a very real
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Media Made Mistake In Reporting ‘White Boy Rick’ Wershe Had Not Owned Up To Touching Box Of Drugs During ’87 Bust

Several media outlets, including Gangster Report, inaccurately reported that at last week’s heavily-publicized parole hearing for former Detroit teenage drug dealer and illegal underage informant Richard (White Boy Rick) Wershe that Wershe admitted to stashing the eight kilos of cocaine he was convicted of possessing 30 years ago for the first time. In reality, Wershe told
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Feds Seeking More Forfeiture Of Alleged Motown Drug Boss ‘Peanut’ Brown’s Assets, Including Ice & ’76 Caddy

Earlier this month, lawyers for reputed Detroit drug kingpin Brian (Peanut) Brown filed a motion with the U.S. District Court looking to retain jewelry and vehicles seized in a pair of raids two years ago, which was promptly answered with a response brief filed by the government hoping to block the request. The 47-year old Brown, a self-professed
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