Motown Mafia: Memoirs of a Kingpins Kid

Motown Mafia: Memoirs of a Kingpins Kid

by Courtney Brown
     
 

Eddie 'The Fat Man' Jackson and Courtney 'The Field Marshal' Brown were labeled 'Kingpins' in an era where their names reigned supreme in Detroit. Accumulating more than a million dollars a month in heroin sales, these childhood friends lived lavish, privileged lifestyles, that today's nickel and dime street hustlers could only dream of.

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Overview

Eddie 'The Fat Man' Jackson and Courtney 'The Field Marshal' Brown were labeled 'Kingpins' in an era where their names reigned supreme in Detroit. Accumulating more than a million dollars a month in heroin sales, these childhood friends lived lavish, privileged lifestyles, that today's nickel and dime street hustlers could only dream of.

Surrounded by some of the greatest entertainers of that time including, The Temptations, Red Foxx, Richard Pryor, The OJays and writer Donald Goines to name but a handful, their customer base was a virtual who's who. After countless Federal and local investigations, paid informants, accusations of police corruption and Grand Jury appearances, The Fat Man and The Field Marshal were finally sentenced to double-digit prison terms. Amazingly when the men were released; their spirits weren't broken. Detroit had made them 'Kings of the Heroin Game' and not even steel bars could strip them of that well deserved title!

The pair were- and still are legendary! This is their story... one that Federal Officials don't want you to know about!

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Editorial Reviews

Michel Moore
Essence Magazine Bestselling Author

"Motown Mafia(The Rise and Fall of an Urban Empire) is an in-depth uncensored flashback of the lives of "True Documented Kingpins", not the fabricated fairy tale existence most street level hustlers now claim to live. To date, The Fat Man and The Field Marshal's illegal earnings could easily still label them MVP's in Detroit's Underworld Game."
Ice H20
Im happy to let you know that I have completed reading the Book, It was a very good read. I finished the book in 2 days, so that being said Congrats to you and im looking foward to part 2. I learned a lot about Detroit and the Black Bottom from the book and also your upbringing with you family very interesting.

Peace My Brother And Stay Productive Always.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013443334
Publisher:
Courtney R. Brown Jr.
Publication date:
11/30/2011
Series:
Motown Mafia , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
212
Sales rank:
1,072,753
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

Courtney R. Brown Jr.
Courtney R. Brown Jr. , C.E.O of Big Boss Filmworks, Big Boss Books and numerous other enterprises. Mr. Brown went to NYC College and graduated WMU. Mr. Brown has travelled the world and has done business worldwide. Mr. Brown grew up in a life of privileged yet never lost touch with the struggle of his people. Now an accomplished film maker, author and business consultant, Mr. Brown and Big Boss Filmworks and Books are committed to using their unique life experiences to depict the urban experience. His mission is to tell the truth of life in the struggle.
P.s. Remember the golden rule. He who holds the gold makes the rules.

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