Category: African-American

White Boy Rick Saga – The Bust: Modern Day Motor City Tragedy Can Trace Most Of Its Beginnings To Shady May ’87 Arrest

The unconscionable three decades spent in prison by 1980s-era Detroit teenage drug dealer and illegal underage federal informant Richard (White Boy Rick) Wershe, Jr. can all be traced back to his bizarre bust by local police for possession with intent to distribute over 650 grams of a controlled substance 30 years ago this week. Today,
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Chief Keef-Backed Rapper YNS Cheeks Charged In RICO, Named A Leader Of Detroit’s Young & Scandalous Gang

Detroit rapper Edward (YNS Cheeks) Tavorn was indicted in a federal racketeering, drugs, murder and weapons case out of Michigan this past week, bringing another run-in with the law for a Motor City-based Glo Gang affiliate. The Glo Gang is the hip-hop music label owned and operated by 21-year old Chicago rap star and Kanye West-protégé
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From The D To The Dirty South: Pair Of Detroit Drug Dealers Dealt Prison Stints For Southern Charm In Dope Game

Two Detroit drug peddlers plying their trade and doing dirt down in the Dirty South are headed to prison. Rudolph (Rudy Pooty) Coles and James (Jimmy the Shoe) Cheatham were both hit with recent prison sentences by federal judges in North Carolina and West Virginia, respectively, for pushing heroin brought south from Motown. The 60-year old Coles
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Hustle And Flow: Waucaush Brothers & Their Cash Flow Posse Came To Power In The 1990s In SW Detroit

The founding members of the Motor City’s infamous Cash Flow Posse were brought to justice in an historic bust 20 years ago this summer, concluding a decade-long run atop the diverse and tumultuous Southwest Detroit underworld. More than a half-dozen Cash Flow Posse leaders were indicted in July 1997 on a laundry list of racketeering,
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