Paid In Full Script - Dialogue Transcript

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Paid In Full Script




...from Uptown, Downtown,



in town, out of town.



We got it going on,  - - 



it's famous, baby,

here we go.



It's the world-famous

Brucie B.



on the special mix tip



for all my playa niggas,

all my niggas gettin' paper.



Ladies lookin' good,

follas, y'all lookin' good.



We gettin' money Uptown style,



            my niggas from  - - 

 - -   - - 



   is in the house.



[ lndistinot conversations ]



" Thinking of a master plan "



" 'Cause ain't nothing

but sweat inside my hand "



" So l dig into my pocket,

all my money's spent "



" So l dig deeper,

but still comin' up with lint "



" So l start my mission,

leave my residenco "



" Thinking how could l got

some dead presidents "



" l nood money "



" l used to be a stickup kid "



" So l think of all the devious

things l did "



" l used to roll up, this is

a holdup, ain't nothin' funny "



" Stop smilin', be still, don't

nothin' move but the money "



" But now l learn to earn

'cause l'm rlghteous "



" l feel great,

so maybe l might just "



" Search for a  :   to  :  

if l strive "



" Then maybe l'll stay alive "



" So l walk up the street "



ACE: This is the stage.



" Feelin' out of place 'cause,

man, do l miss "



If you was here,

you was definitely somebody.



" And a nico,

big plate of fish "



" Which is my favorite dish "



" But without no money,

it's still a wish "



" 'Cause l don't like to dream

about gettin' paid "



" So l dig into the books

of the rhymes that l made "



" To now test to see

if l got pull "



And l was there.



Me, Mitch, and Rico.



We did our thing, you know



We was living.

We was living that life.



So, you know, l'm up at this

birthday party the other day.



You told me about it.

Talkin' about Charlie Rucks?






Yeah, l couldn't make

that shit.



So, l'm up

at that birthday --



l didn't brlng him nothin'.



So, l see overybody up there

got stuff for him,



so l walk up

to the table --



Ain't got no soy sauco

up there, B.?



No, they didn't put no fuckin'

soy sauco in the bag, man.



Why these Chinese niggas

always doin' this shit, man?



Fuck the soy sauco, man!



Mitch, can l toll a story?



l walk up to the table, rlght?



- Chinese niggas...

- Pick up the cake...



mush it in his face,

toll him, "Happy birthday."



Niggas at the party

looking at me like l'm buggin'.



l showed that nigga

mad love, B.



We lookin' at you

like you buggin', man.



You buggin', man.



This nigga...thinks it's funny.



You took the whole cake

and mushed it in his face



Whole cake.



What's up with this nigga here?

That's love rlght there, man.



Why you doin' that, B.?



Why you fuckin' a birthday

party up like that?



l know his girl was there.



[ Speaking indistinotly ]



Ace, make that shot again.



Five thou

you can't make it again.



l ain't gonna take your $    

man. Hold onto your money.



[ Scoffs ] Pennypinchin'

nigga here, man.



You know,

he fucks me up, man.



You always trying to save

your dough and shit, B.



The thing is, baby, you're

fuckin' with the wrong nigga.



You nood to be

fuckin' with me, man.



Give me that bet, man.



Yeah, you got the bet,

Mr. Mitch. What, you drunk?



l'm gonna take this nigga

Uptown, man.



- Yeah, take me Uptown, man.

- l'm gonna take you Uptown.



Five thou you can't make

the shot. You off rlght here.



- You off rlght here, man.

- [ Speaking indistinotly ]



Your man drunk.

That's off rlght there.






- Where's my money, man?

- Lucky cat rlght there.



- Let me got my money, man.

- Nigga, bet it rlght back.



- That ain't nothin', man.

- l nood paid.



- Go ahead, nigga.

- Thank you.



But double up.

Bet it rlght back.



There go your five.

Bet it five rlght back.



Go ahead, Mr. Mitch.

Double up.



Well, now this nigga feelin'

lucky, man.



Feelin' like he like you or

somothing, man. Double it up?



Like him? l'm me!

Double up!



Let's see if you gonna

make the shot now, Mr. Mitch.



Make the shot now, baby.

You're soft, Mitch.



Mitch! Make the money count!

Make the money count!



Ah, nigga, that's off!

Give me my money.



Give me my money.



- Give me my money.

- Come on, man.



- l ain't got it rlght now.

- Right here, man.



- You ain't got it? No rlbs!

- Now, come on, B.!



No rlbs, no rlco,

no champagne!



You don't eat nothin'! Fuck you,

man, l'll got my money, man.



Pay me my money, man.



Yo, A., man, just...

loan me $   G's real fast



till l got back to the crlb.



Loan your man $   G's, 'cause l

ain't givin' him his food back.



- And no more soy sauco, nigga.

- That's $     man.



What the fuck you mean?

Lend me $      real fast, B.



l'm gonna give you the dough

when l got back to the crlb.



l got $     man. l'm payin' for

your paper bag games, is it?



[ Muffled ] You're a

cheap-ass motherfucker.



[ Telephone rlngs ]



You're a cheap-ass




This motherfucker

rlch as shit,



acting like

he ain't got $     .



You just burned anyway

'cause you lost, man.



ACE: Hello? Word.



- Take your money.

- Take your food.



No, l'll go got Aunt June.



l'll pick her up.

All rlght.



- l'm gonna slow down.

- All rlght, it's on, baby.



N-N-Now, hold up, B. l ain't

finished taking your money.



Nah, Keisha having a baby, man.



- Word?

- Word?



Yo, congratulations,

my man, having a baby.



- [ Pager booping ]

- Keep that for yourseIf, man.



You good?



Do your job, man.



Congratulations, motherfucker!




motherfuckin' father!



You was good, motherfucker!



This motherfucker layin'

the motherfuckin' power!



- Congratulations!

- Yo, we family now!



Fuckin' look!



[ lndistinot rap music playing ]



[ Music stops ]



[ Dog barking in distanco ]



- " Baby "

- " Doo-d oo, doo-doo "



" Bum-dun-dun-dun "



" Baby, l pray to God above "



" Doo-d oo "



Uhh! Aah! Uhh!



[ Scuffling, pained grunting ]



[ Wheels squeaking,

indistinot conversations ]



MAN: All rlght.



l nood stat portable X-rays.



l want full blood work, coags.



Hey, you okay? Can you hear mo?

Huh? Can you hear mo?



What's your name, man?

Tell me your name.



Tell me your namo?

You with mo?



[ Whisperlng indistinotly ]



All rlght, now,

who did this to you?



[ lnhales deeply ]



l did.



[ lnhales deeply ]



l did.



WOMAN: Move him, move him.



[ lndistinot conversations ]



[ Beep echoing ]



[ lndistinot jazz plays

on radio ]



l see you checkin' out

that "help wanted" sign.



What? Nah.



Nah, l was just thinking

about them, um...



Yeah, so --



so, why you got the "help

wanted" sign in the window



That sign is to make sure

you're handlin' your business.



That's whack -- basically,

you're making it look like



we ain't taking

care of business in here.



[ Telephone rlngs ]



"Hey, yo, Mr. Pip, l know you

nood help up in this joint."



- Come on, man.

- Mm-hmm.



What l nood you to do

is make some deliverles.



You always got me

making deliverles.






Cece, my nigga.



All day, overy day.

How much you wanna do?



MAN: Come on, baby, you gonna

got the hair and the nails.



Yo, damn, nigga. Every time

l stop up in this motherfucker,



you runnin' the joint!



Man, why don't you just

put your shit in a bag, man?



Fuck a bag, man.



Just, uh -- you worry

about the cleaning and shit,



you know what l mean,



'cause l know you making

money up in this bitch.



Can l help you?



Uh, nah, that's cool. My man

Ace Boogie gonna handle that.



l got it, Mr. Pip.



No, he on his way out

the door. l'll help you.



You can change that, rlght?



[ Whistles ]



That's a big-ass bill.



Hey, you know how it go down.



No, sorry.



A'ight, well, um...



why don't you keep the chango?



Nah, you know what?



Fuck that.



Give it to my man,

Ace Boogie, a'ight?



He's family, rlght, baby



- Hmm.

- Yeah, rlght, man.



Nah, l'm just saying, l hate

to see Cakes' big brother



working in a sweat box.



So, yo, you over

want to got out, then --



Come on, Calvin.

Calvin. Don't do that.



He's doin' fine.



Yo, baby, what l told you

about runnin' --




Why don't you relax, Doctor?



How you doin', baby



l'm doin' fine, Mr. Pip.



Yeah, she doin' fine,

thank you.



Hey, yo, Hop Sing, why

don't you keep workin' hard,



'cause it's gonna pay off,

you know what l mean?



l'm gonna catch you

on the rebound.



All rlght, let's bounco, baby.



[ Door opens ]



His monkey-ass ain't worked

a hard day in his life.



That's why he don't know how

to act with all of that money.



Think he the king of Harlem.



l hope your sistor know

with that fool...



- [ Applause ]

- it's only a matter of time.



A matter of time.



[ Theme music plays ]




Well, congratulations!



[ Door opens ]



Good job, and you really put it

away there in that speed round.



And now,

last time, you got a car --



MlTCH: All rlght, now, lot me

see what you working with.



Come on.

All rlght, all rlght.



It's looking good,

it's looking good.



- Now, you did this side yet?

- l did.



Nah, it don't look like

you did this side. Stop lying.



[ Chuckles ] l did!



Look, first of all, man,

you gotta got you a toothbrush.



You ain't gonna be able to

keep the white bottom clean



without it, all rlght?



Secondly, man, tuck

the laces in. You buggin' out.



You don't give nobody

a chanco to, God.



Give you a chance? You gotta

do it in the beginning.



You don't got the shoolaces

all wet and dirty,



man can't start calling you

a poo putt.



You know what l'm sayin'?

All rlght?



All rlght, man.



[ Theme music playing on TV ]



[ Knock on door ]



Who is it?!



It's Ace.



Hey, Boogie.



[ Hinges squeaking ]



- What's up, nigga?

- What's up, man?



- What's up, homeboy

- l'm chillin', man.



- Everything all rlght?

- Yeah, yeah.



Oh, yeah,

before l forgot, man,



l nood you to do me

a favor if you can, man.



Run some clothes down to the

cleaners for me if you could.



- Okay, cool, man.

- That's cool?



l know it's hectic for you

out here and all that.



Keisha! Keisha!



- What?!

- This nigga A. here.



Hey, Ace.

l didn't know you was here.



Go in the back

and got them clothes for me



so he can brlng them

to Mr. Pip's.



Nigga, what's wrong

with your big-ass feet?



What, man?



Got you in nood of some grease

for them whack-ass baby hairs.



Shut up.



And tuck in that little butt.



Nobody wants to

see that little butt.



- Whassup, Ace?

- Whassup, little man?



Hey, Mitch,

can we shoot some hoops?



l can't, little man. l'm busy,

B. l gotta go to work.



l got you, man.



He don't know nothin'

about no hoops.



You nood to be

comin' to me for that.



l'll have you workin' on your

left hand. You'll do nico.



All rlght, man,

l'll see you later.



You talkin' back.

[ Speaking indistinotly ]



You just came for the clothes?



Nah. Pfft.

What you talkin' about?



What's up, man?

How you doin'?



Good, baby.



What's up, man?



- Everything all rlght here?

- Yeah, it's good.



Let me see that.

ls this $   



[ Rustling ]



MAN: Come here!



- How you doing, Mr. Crawford?

- Hey, Ace.



Got your delivery here.



- Everything cool, though?

- Yeah, yeah.



Good, all rlght.

l'll be back.



All rlght, all rlght.



[ Latin accent ] Hey, Paisan.

Hey, excuse me, my friend.



You work for

the cleaners, rlght?



Yeah. Here you go.



Could you take some

clothes for me, please



Just a few things.



Yeah, l'll be rlght there.



- Okay.

- Go ahead, man.



Thank you.



Come in!



Come in.

You want somothing to drlnk?



A soda?






But l'll take that

laundry you --









All rlght. Oh! l --



Gotta got these clean, too!



[ Laughs, unzipping zipper ]



What's your namo?















You live

in the neighborhood, rlght?






Look, l gotta got

outta here, man.



- l gotta got back.

- Wait, wait, wait, wait.



Your friend who's the dealer?



Take him to a movie.

That's your friend, rlght?






[ Money rustling ]



[ Chuckles ] l'm Lulu.









Okay, what kind of name

is that?



l don't know.

It's my name.



[ Laughing ]



Show me your left.

Show me your left.



Come on, man.

Anybody could do that.



You think you slick? You trying

to go betwee n your legs?



Come on -- Nah, the left!

The left, baby!



Show me the --



Terrible. Terrible.



[ Motorcycle approaches ]



Oh, snap!






l gotta see this!

Yo, that's yours?



Nah, little man, that's ours.



- Can l check it out?

- Go check it out.



What's up?



What up, baby

Come on -- no, no, no!



Come on around here, man!



Come on, baby,

Stop playing, man.



You know my style, baby.



It ain't my style

to be running around here



getting all sweaty

on the court, baby.



So, that's your little

now bike, huh?



- It's fly, rlght?

- Yeah, it's fly.



l see your shit shimmerlng, man,

you know what l'm saying?



l see you got the Rolex.



You know about this, B.



We nood to got you one, man,

and stop playing.



- No, no, no, no.

- Straight-up pussy magnot, man.



You gonna have

no problems, man.



- It ain't my flow, man.

- Oh, it ain't your flow.



Oh, you too smooth, now

That's what it is?



Nah, man, it's you.



Oh, it's me.



Yeah, you rlght, man.



Making money is me, man.



[ Chuckles ] Nah, l'm just

fuckin' with you, A., man.



Yes, you'll probably have

a whole chain of cleaners



in a hot minute anyway,

you know



Be the Goorge Jefferson

of the ghetto, B.



[ Laughs ]



Yeah, nigga's got jokes.



ln    years, me and you

gonna have matching Benzes.






l'm thinking more like

   days, man.    days.



[ No audio ]



[ Horns blarlng ]



- Yeah, yeah, yeah.

- All rlght. Yeah.



- All rlght. Got outta here.

- [ Money rustling ]



Hey, come here for a minute.






Fuck you mean, "What?"

Come here, G.



Talking to myseIf.



[ Exhales deeply ]



[ Clears throat ]



You, uh --



you talking to

Mitch's sistor, rlght?



[ Chuckles ]



Yeah, 'cause l be seein'

y'all around and all that.



You know, that's cool, man.



The girl kinda bangin'.



You hittin' that, rlght?



Come on, man.



Oh, my God!



Kid, you're supposed

to be hittin' that!



Sweat in' in that laundry

for nickels and dimes



is not gonna got you that ass.



Look here -- you saw that

Jonesin' motherfucker



that just ran out of here?



That's my clientole.



That's real money rlght there.



Like -- like what?



l just made enough dough



to bake biscuits

for the projects, nigga.



[ Money rustling ]



Try a quick $    in one day.



The fuck are you shrugging for?



There's somothing wrong

with your back? Yeah?






This here

is a hundred a pop.



Only niggas with real dough

fuck with this.



And that's all yours?



Hell, yeah, this is all me!



Eight niggas.



All l'm tryin' to toll you...



is that with this money...



your girl'll suck your dick

all day.



- Okay, man.

- No problem.



[ Man speaking indistinotly

on TV ]



[ Woman speaking indistinotly ]



Hey, Ace.






[ Keys jingling ]



Hey, what's goin' on,

Miss Billips?









What's goin' on, baby



You know, we're just gettin'

ready for dinner.



l put the tips in the thing.



[ Cheerlng on TV ]



MAN ON TV: Hey, how about that?

A number eight.



Here, this here

is for the, uh --



for grocerles, Mrs. Billips.



[ Applause ]



Thank you, Cal.



Yeah, no problem.



Yo, uh...



Come on.



Come on where? We eatin'.



Oh, Miss Billips,



we, uh --

you know, we, uh --



we were gonna go out

to eat somewhere.



[ Dinging, cheerlng ]



[ Tapping bow ]



Why don't you go on ahead,

Calvin? She'll be rlght there.



[ Grunts ]



[ Man speaking indistinotly

on TV ]



MAN: What's the next produot

up to win?




It's a sturdy washer and dryer!



[ Applause ]



[ Door opens ]



You're stupid.






[ lndistinot hip-hop music

plays ]



Come on, Ace!



How many times

l gotta toll you



about this boobity-boob

shit playing in the store?



What you want me to do?

Like, not liston to the radio --






l said, haIf the time,

you ain't oven in here!



What you want me to do, sit in

here and not liston to no musio?



It don't make no differenco

if l'm here or not!



It's my rules, my radio,

my store, my music!



You know l don't liston

to this shit!



l -- l can't oven

understand them!



Look, can you oven

understand this shit?



It's for my ears.

Yes, l understand it.



Yeah, you can understand

that bullshit,



but you can't understand

when l toll you not to --



- [ Tunes to R&B music ]

- Ahh.



Yeah. That's it.

That's what l'm talking about.



You hear that? You hear that?

That's music. That's singing.



There's beauty in singing.



That other shit

is just talking.



"Yak, yak, yak,

yak, yak, yak."



That's what l'm talking about,

you understand what l'm saying?



- [ Telephone rlngs ]

- That's quality shit.



- [ Picks up phone ]

- Hello?



Shit, nigga, make it easy

on yourseIf. l don't know.



- No, baby, l ain't --

- [ Horn honking ]



Ain't you sick of

giving me your money?



Oh, shit. Ho -- oh!



- l know he didn't do it, baby.

- Yeah. Hold on one second.



Whoa, whoa, whoa!

Where you going?



l'm about to go

make these drop-offs!



What up, niggas?

Everything all rlght, man?



That chillin', man?

Everything a'ight?



Are you feeling the joint,




It's that now shit, man. White

niggas ain't oven got this.



Hey, Boogie!



What's up, nigga?

You feelin' me, man?



It's like a motherfuckin'

spaces hip, man.



You got the, um...



You feelin' me yet, man?



You got the gold BBS

on this motherfucker.



What's up, man?



Let me take you for a spin,

show you what it feel like.



l gotta go

make these drop-offs.



You think you're the only one

out here workin', B.?



l gotta make drop-offs,

too, B.



Come on, man, got in, man.

l ain't takin' no for an answer.



[ lndistinot rap music plays ]



[ Rap music plays ]



It's the world-famous

Brucie B.,



on the mix for my man, Mitch.



You know how we do --

we got the brand-now song,



we coming through town,

we bouncin'.



A'ight, here we go.



[ lndistinot rapping,

scratching ]



It's flavor!

It's my man, Mitch!



l see you, baby. Yeah!



" Pump back the bass,

the freak lands the best "



[ Rapping indistinotly ]



What's up, niggas?

What's happenin'?



Money Mitch. Aw, so you got

that now Saab thing?



Come on, man, you know

l'm out here, man.



- Okay, what's up?

- What's up, B.?



l hope you didn't stop

to disappoint a nigga, man.



- l hope that game is still on.

- What?



Man, l still hope we got

that $     bet happenin'.



- What?

- The Knicks, nigga.



- What? What?

- Turn down the boom-ass storeo.



- Hold on, hold on, hold on.

- [ Volume decreases ]



We still have   G's, nigga?



You gotta stop acting like

you ain't makin' money, man.



Make it $      man.

What's wrong with you?



Make it    G's,

you poor-ass nigga.



We gettin' more money than you,

man, you know what l'm sayin'?



l got a G. for overy

bump on your face, nigga.



Whateverr you want, man.



Hey, what's you laughin' at,




You nood to put your man on.

He look bad.



Tell him to got hit with

an ounco of somothin' somothin'.



Yo, this is my Thursday car.



On Saturday, l'm breakin' out

with somothing now, all rlght?



- Saturday, report to brldge --

- Yo, man,



l am the brldge, man.



You report to me, man,

always, man.



Hey, none of that shit, man.

You might wanna holler at me.



- [ Tires screech ]

- You dumb-ass niggas.



Oh, yeah.

Everybody's chillin'.



- Tommy Tom.

- Yeah, what's up, baby



- What's up, man?

- Hey, baby.



My streetside negro.



Taking care of the community?



Yes, indood.

l'm takin' care of you, too.



It's all good.



Yep. You're so damn neat

with your money.



Come on, man.

You know me, man.



Cleanliness is

next to Godliness.



What's up, little niggas?

How y'all livin'?



[ Latin instrumental music

plays ]



You left this in your pants

last time.



Do you always roturn overything

you find in the laundry?






l didn't think so.



You find somothing

in there, you keep it.



It's a tip for you.



- This?

- Mm-hmm.



That's nothing for me.

My job brlngs me plenty.



But you ain't no drug dealer.



l'm not?



Moneymakin' Mitch.



Tell me somothin' good, baby.



- [ Pinball machine dinging ]

- It's all good, lco.



l know it is.



Why am l not a drug dealer?



l'm sayin'

l don't see you outside.



The way you dress --

you dress nico.



What about your friends?



They dress nico. Fancy.



Tuck them laces in, all rlght?

Don't be slackin' on that.



Yeah, he's your

rlght-hand man, now.



- Next week, nigga.

- Makin' that real money.



Yeah, but you -- you dress

nice-nico, you understand?



They dress --

whateverr, loud-nico.



Okay. Thank you.



You don't oven

got a car, do you?



What do l nood a car for?



Family movin' up

in the business.



[ Chuckles ] l know

you gonna look after family.



What family

you talking about, lce?



[ Laughs ] Fuck,

l look invisible, nigga?



Did l pass the test, compre?



It's not --



it's not a test.

l'm just sayin' --



You like money, rlght?






l'm broke, baby.

l ain't got no money.






l see you shinin', nigga.



l can smell a motherfucker

with money.



Even Ray Charles could see

you got money. [ Laughing ]






- [ Machine clacking ]

- Look at this nigga.



Little Sonny and his crew,

the future of our nation.



Ain't that a bitch?



[ Speaking indistinotly ]



[ lndistinot conversations ]



Damn, man.



You got the John Wayne shit,




Fuckin' gun all up in the

    compartment, man. Damn.



Well, the way you dress,




you ain't got to worry

about those cats.



You'll be invisible up in

the club. [ Chuckles ]






Nah, l'm just

fuckin' with you, bud.



[ lndistinot conversations ]



What you doin', man?

What's that?



You toll me, man.



[ Exhales deeply ]



It looks like coke, nigga.



[ Scoffs ]



[ Laughs ]

You fuck me up, A.



You nover say shit, B.



Just come out the blue

with some coke, huh?



[ Chuckles ]



To toll you the truth, l ain't

fuckin' with coke rlght now.



The shit

just ain't clickin', B.



You know what you

nood to do, man?



You nood to fuck with that cat

your sistor be talkin' to,



that nigga, Calvin, man.



He sells coke.



Nah, l ain't fuckin'

with that nigga, man.



Nigga's dumb.



[ Chuckles ]



Hey, man, what, man?



What you mean, "What?"



l'm just tryin' to pioture

Mr. Jefferson



hustlin' on these streets.



[ Laughs ]



l've seen you roll up

in the black Saab



with the gold BBS's, man.



l said, "Damn,



this dickety-st ick

is really makin' this money.



He's really makin' money,

man," you understand?



Liston, hey...



It ain't just about the money.



It's not.



You know what it's about, man?



It's about fuckin' those

skeezers like that rlght there,



it's about drivin'

these fly-ass cars,



and it's definitely about nover

dressin' like a nigga like you.



- Okay, man.

- [ Laughs ]



Come on, man. Let's go be stars

up in this joint, all rlght?



[ Rap music plays ]



Yeah, baby!

Danco it up, y'all!



Go on and got out there

and move it!



[ lndistinot rapping ]



Come on!

[ Echoing indistinotly ]



Come on!



Yeah! This is

all about boogie.



We boogie nonstop.



We at the top.

We got it goin' on.



A'ight, here we go.



- What's up? What's up, man?

- Hey, hey.



Hey, my man!



Ladies' lookin' good --



[ Speaking indistinotly ]







Mitch was a real star...



See, when the lights caught him,

he always looked good.



BRUClE B.: Yo, my man,

Mitch, in the house!



Yeah! Lookin' good, King!

l see you!



A'ight, here we go!



ACE: And Mitch got love

from overybody.



l mean, overybody.



[ Distorted,

indistinot conversations ]



[ TV blarlng indistinotly ]



[ Looks door ]



[ Exhales deeply ]



What are you doing?



Go to sleep, little man.



[ Exhales sharply ]



[ Jingling ]



[ Beeps ]



[ Bed creaking ]



[ Exhales deeply ]



[ TV continues blarlng ]



[ Sighs ]



[ Knock on door ]



Lucky, you're up.

You workin' today?



You know,

don't call me "Lucky," Ma.



Been a long time sinco...



l found food stamps

or somothing like that.



Now, don't forgot

when you picked that $    --



Ma, that was when l was   

you know what l'm sayin'?



l'm grown now, and there ain't

a whole lot lucky to do with me



getting up and goin' to

work rlght now,



so...l don't wanna be called

"Lucky." Thanks, Mom.



All rlght, baby.



[ lndistinot music plays ]



[ Door unlocks ]



[ Hinges squeaking ]



Guess your sistor got to got

a bottor man now.



Boy just got busted

by the cops.



[ Keys jingling ]



[ Exhales deeply ]



He was dealing rlght in

front of your building.



Didn't l toll you?



Can't do shit

with that cash now...



except hire a lawyer.

[ Chuckles ]



Did you see it?






l heard about it

on the way over here.



Cops must've boon watching

his dumb ass.



[ Horn blarlng ]



MAN: Yo, chiof,

you seen Calvin?



Nah, he got locked up.



Yo, takin' his place?



[ Scoffs ] Nover mind.



Yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo, yo.



Hold on one second, man.

What, um --



what you lookin' for?



Just one.






[ Door opens,

indistinot shouting ]



Fuck, B.






You ain't got no bottlo?



What? Bottlo?



What you nood

a bottle for, man?



Plastic bottle, whateverr?



[ Polico siren bleeping ]




this is a big-ass rockk, B.



[ Sniffs, clicking tongue ]






All this for a hundred?



Man, this is bottor than

Calvin's stuff. Word up.



Yo, l could hook up

with you later, rlght?



Nah, man, l'm --

across the street.



The building

across the street.



All rlght, G.

Peace out.



LULU: You know what this is?



ACE: Yeah. It's coke.




but that's a kilo of coke.



How much is it worth?



$     .






No "damn."



Damn, that's damn good, okay?



A'ight, l'm sayin' --



The shit on the street

is garbage.



This crud that's washed

with acetone and kerosene.



This is the best produot,



and you gonna be the only one

in the street holding this.



$     .



$      is the street prlco.



Of that, l got $     .



$    .



That's rlght,

for overy key that you move.



You know l --



l still got my job

at the cleaners, um...



No, it's perfect, man,



because that's how

overybody knows you -- as Ace.



Forgot about heroin.



This is the wave

of the future, baby.



[ lnhales, exhales deeply ]



[ Laughs ]



Crazy, man.



l'm gonna give you...



an eighth of a key, okay?



Break it up.



Do like you did with the rockk.



See me in four days, okay?



'Sup, niggas?



How you niggas livin'?

You all a'ight?



Everything good out here?



What's up, baby



Good, good, good.

How you feel, baby






Got that money for me, man?

l gotta make moves.



Yeah, l got it,

but not all of it, yo.



What you mean,

you ain't finished?



l got robbed, yo.




Park it around the block!



Around the block, man!



The fuck you mean you got

robbed, man? Who robbed you?



Got robbed, man.

That nigga, Duff.



[ Sighs ]



Nigga Duff?



Let this nigga Duff up on you,

man, and take your shit?



And my pieco, man.



You had your fuckin' gun

on you, man?



What the fuck is

wrong with y'all niggas?



You niggas stand out here



like the Threo Stooges

of Harlem or somothin', B.?



You gonna lot this nigga

come and take your shit?



Aren't you a motherfuckin' man?



You wanna lot another man

take your shit, B.?



You done lost your privilege

of getting any money, man,



until you show me

where that man is at.



Until you find that man,

you dead up here, man. You dead.



A'ight? You hear what

the fuck l'm sayin', man?



Now, got the fuck

off my stoop, man.



Go ahead, man.

Go find that man, B.



Go find him, B., unless

you like being broke, nigga.



Go this way, man.

Hey, my man, go this way, man.



Go that way, man.



Them niggas don't seem

to understand me out here, B.



Nobody playing games

on these streets, man.



Y'all niggas bottor hold it down

out here, a'ight?



Them niggas gonna be lookin' for

motherfucking work in Queens



or some shit like that, man.



This is Harlem, man. Y'all

niggas bottor hold it down, B.



[ Cheerlng ]



Y'all don't know nothin'

about this.



Things really got hot in Harlem

when "Scarface" came to town.



[ All moan ]



It was like niggas love

seein' a poor-ass Cuban



just blow up

to be the man all by himseIf.



[ lndistinot conversation ]



You wait for me.

l coming back.



[ Man shouts indistinotly ]



Call polico!



[ Speaks indistinotly ]



- What the fuck you lookin' at?

- [ Gun cooks ]



[ Shouts indistinotly ]



Come on.



You wanna fuck with mo?







Come on.



You wanna play games?



Come on.



You wanna play rough?!






Say hello to my little friend!



[ Cheerlng ]



[ Cheerlng continues ]



You want more?!



[ Machine-gun fire ]



- [ Dog barking ]

- Mitch backed up his words



and ended up doing some time.



Now l'm all by myseIf

in the game,



just like Scarface.



What's up, old man?



What's going on

over here, man?



Man, bust it.



You ain't taking my messag es

or somothing?



Keisha didn't call?



l dropped some tickets

behind this countor,



and this is what l find.



ls this yours...



or you keepin' it

for a friend?



Man, it ain't oven like that,

Mr. Pip.



Well, then,

what's it like, Ace?



[ Siren wails ]



It really ain't none

of your business what it's like.



[ Telephone rlnging ]



It's my store.



Anything up in here

is my business.



You don't have to worry

about that.



l'm gonna take that

out of here.



- l got a life of my own.

- [ Ringing stops ]



Oh, check you out.



l guess you know somothin' about

the game Calvin didn't, huh?



Ace, you bottor say somothing

to me if you wanna stay here,



'cause, see, l ain't doing

these type of favors for no --



l'm missing one of my tapes.



You seen my tape?



Yeah, you boon wantin'

to got out of here.



Fine, fuck it, then.

Take your ass home.



[ Lighter clicks ]



l want my $   on Frlday.



What you gonna do with $  




[ Telephone rlnging ]



[ Door opens ]



Hey, June.



Yeah, hold on a minute.



[ Music plays ]



[ Door opens ]



Hey, Ace. How you doin'?



l'm good.



Your mama ask you

to come pick up somothing?






Oh, so what's going on, honey?



You wanna make some money?



[ Bell dinging ]






Come on in.



Yo. Check this out.



How many bottles is this?






Damn.      bottles?



That's a lot of

motherfuckin' bottles, man.



[ Rap music plays ]



$    a bottle, man,



this shit ain't gonna

nover sell fast enough.



All that for $  ?



Yo, man, this shit weak

or somothin', man?



- Don't sell me no...

- Hey, man, you know me, man.



This the best produot

in town, man.



Don't insuIt me. Here.



Man, fuck it, man.



Give me two of them Jones.

Give me two of them Jones.



You trlppin'.



Yeah, l was trlppin', a'ight,



but l was gettin' money --

talkin' 'bout real money.



Bottle this shit up quick, man.



See, other dealers

were selling it



at the highost prlco

they could got.



l sold it cheaper,

so l was sellin' it faster.



l sold it so cheap,



l started

taking their customers away.



See, l was wholesale

on the streets, you understand?



Hey, Lucky,

you want somothing to drlnk?



Don't call me Lucky, l said.



Whateverr, Lucky.

What you drlnkin'?



Fillin' this all the way up.



Now, in the end,

l made more money,



and Lulu always got his roturn

when he wanted it.



[ Siren wails ]



But l wasn't trying to keep shit

all to myseIf, see.



l-l wasn't tryin'

to got on the stage,



and l didn't want

poople hatin'.



l put poople on, understand?



Streets was happy.



Everybody could eat.



[ Engine revs ]



Yeah, dealin' was a'ight.



[ Engines revving ]






Put this in there for me, man.



Damn, B.!



Hey, yo!



What you doin', man?



Yo, come on, man.

You watchin' that ass --



count that cash so we can

got up out of here, man.



ln lockup,

brothers always heard



what was goin' on

on the outside,



especially when

it involve money.



And they know Mitch

was first in line



to got put on when he got out.



[ lndistinot conversation ]



Have you boon

keepin' it tight for mo?



Yo! Hurry up off the phone,





Hold on a second, B.



- Did you hear what l just said?

- What the fuck?



l'm talkin' to you, nigga.



Oh, shit!









[ Alarm blares ]



[ lndistinot shouting ]



[ Grunts ]



[ Whistle blows ]



Come on!



   niggas jumped the nigga,




   niggas pounded him out,



stomped the shit

out of this nigga, man.



A-A-An d then this other

Panamanian-type of dude --



l don't oven know --



he had, like,    razors

in his ass, man.



He takes it out his ass,



he's -- give a nigga a buck   

across his face, man,



blood overywhere,

shit gushin',



- [ Beeper boops ]

- C.O.'s not oven comin',



lettin' the whole shit

go down, man.



What's up

with your pooples, man?



- Hey, but, yo.

- Go ahead.



What was, um, what was

the Puerto Rican kid's namo?



Rico, Chico, some -- Mico --

some shit.



He from the East Side, man.

You know him.



He be poppin' willies, man,

selling coke,



always fuckin' with the bitches,

think he a pretty nigga.



You know --

you know that nigga, man.



You know him.

He sell a lot of coke, man.



When you got out, man?



Shit, man.



l don't oven know, man.

We gonna keep that on the low,



'cause l ain't seen you,

you ain't seen me, a'ight, Ace?



Ahhh, special.



You stay cool

like how you be cool, a'ight?



- No douht, baby.

- A'ight. Water.



Yo, l'm Rico, man,

how you doin', G.?



Just wanna say good lookin'



on that little situation

back there.



Oh, that shit back there

was nothin', man.



Anything you nood, lot me know.

That's why l'm here, B.



Good lookin', man.



Yeah, definitely, man.



Hey, yo,

lot me got an extra water, B.



Good. Thank you, man.



Where you from, B.?



Oh, l'm from overywhere,

baby --



Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens,

Uptown, Downtown...



Oh, yeah?

You from overywhere, huh?



It's early.

It's only midnight?



  :  .






[ Beeper boops ]



Who that?






Who's that?



l don't know this number.



Oh, you don't know

the number, huh?



[ Scoffs ]



Here come the bullshit.






Can l got

two more grape sodas?



Got on over here.



No, don't come over here.

l'm serlous.



You got the sauco

all on your cheeks.



Oh, yeah,

now you wanna be all on me.



When we was in the club,

you was dashin' out.



What was up with that?



What you mean

what was up with me at the club?



The club ain't my scene.



l like to go to the club,

take care of my business,



talk to the poople

l nood to talk to,



put it down like that.



Everybody checkin' you, checkin'

me, all flashy and shit.



That's not my thing.



You're just borln', that's all.



That's all.



l ain't that borlng.



Oooh, oooh.



l really ain't that borlng.



Big shit. What, l'm supposed to

take this and go shopping?



If l'm so borln', then,

what --



you know, why you with mo?



First of all,

l ain't impressed by that.



l'm with you

'cause l'm borln', too.






[ Scoffs ]



Give me that money back

and give me a kiss.



[ Laughs ]






[ Laughs ]



[ Talks indistinotly ]



Word to mother, man.



She's feelin' good.






Yo. Yo, these guys have boon

lookin' for you all day.



[ Car door closes

in distanco ]



l don't know

these motherfuckers, man.



Yo, Ace, rlght?



Yeah, man.



What's goin' on, baby

Yo, l hear you got that butter.



You holdin'?



You know me, man, or somebody?



l don't think you know me, man,

you know what l'm sayin'?



l think somebody boon misleadin'

you, you know what l mean?



Ah, come on, man.

Look at you.



Got this European joint

all done up,



all rlmmed out

and overything..



Hey, yo, my man --



me and my man rlght now,

we chillin' rlght here.



We tryin' to build rlght here

inside of here.



l don't know nothin' about what

you talkin' about, understand?




We'll moot up again, rlght?



Different time,

different circumstances?



Yeah, maybe it'll be love next

time, you know what l'm sayin'?









Corny motherfuckers, man.



Got the silent routine,

his boy with him and shit.



[ Engine turns over

in distanco ]



Somothing was up

with those cats.



They was either stickup kids

or the feds.



Either way,

l wasn't fuckin' with 'em.



[ Knock on door ]



Hey, yo, Lulu?



Moneybag s?



[ Whistle ]



[ Translation from Spanish ]

The messengers.



[ Translation from Spanish ]

With $    .



Yes, Pedro.



l know you didn't hear it.

l know.






Excuse me, um...



What's going on?



Do you know this man?



No, um...



but l'm here about Lulu.



Lulu -- uh...



He -- somebody killed him.

You know, l found him.



[ Sighs ]



Why come here?



[ Door hinges creak ]



Well, it being that,

you know,



me and him, we did a lot

of business togother, rlght?



So, one time

he brought me here before,



so that's why l came here.






How much in the bag?









Why didn't you keep it?



[ Gasps ]









l ain't like that, man.



Know what l mean?

Oh, um...



[ Gun cooks ]






Not here, man.



Calm yourseIf, Eduardo.



What you got there?



What you got there?



It's just some stuff

that l, you know...



[ Sniffs ]






It's Lulu.






He likes the rockks.



[ Chuckles ]



Luis Lujano.




cash is too bulky for him.



Real estate and rockks --



that's his game.



Hmm. So, lot me

got this straight --



you just gonna give me

all this stuff.



Why? l mean,

it's not my birthday.



[ Laughter ]



l'm saying l sold a lot for him,

you know what l mean?



And, uh...



maybe we go on.






Can you handle    keys

all by yourself?









See, the thing

about the game is,



the shit don't stop.



You could be hurt,

and it don't matter.



Business will still

roll up on you.



[ lndistinot conversations ]



Hey, yo. Yo, yo, yo.



What's up, man?



Rico buggin' out.



- [ Motorcycle engine roarlng ]

- Oh!



Holy shit.



[ lndistinot shouting ]



[ lndistinot conversations ]



My nigga.

That's my nigga.



[ lndistinot conversations

continue ]



What up, B.?



[ Engine revs ]



What's happening?



- What's up?

- You're Ace, rlght?






Yeah, no douht, baby.



It's a navy blue Beemer, huh?






Doin' your thing, man.



Gold BBS's, '  .



'   joint, huh?






Hey, yo, man,

l'm Mitch's man, B.



You got any problems, man,

lot me know, man, a'ight?



Yeah, no douht.



We'll talk.



We gonna talk, B.



We definitely

gonna do some business, B.



When Mitch got out,



me, you, and Mitch

gonna do some business.



[ Laughter ]



What's up, my nigga?



- Home!

- l'm home, baby.



- Yeah!

- Yo, yo, yo.



MAN: Nobody can't hold you.



Liston, give this to Mitch.



Yeah, that's

the little punk there.



Got little man

giving me brlcks of money now



Hey, what you doin'

over here, man?



Y'all doin' things

while a nigga gono?



Check this girl out!



You all rlght?



l'm good.



Yo, baby.

Glad to be home, man.



Yeah, man.



Glad to see you, man.



l boon hearln' wonderful things

about you, man.



- Oh, yeah?

- No lie about that, man.



l see you got

your little jewel shining,



got a booper now --

got a booper now.



Nigga got a Rolex now.

What you doin', B.?



Yeah, yeah, no douht.



And that's lookin' very fresh.

Very fresh.






l see you

doin' good things, B.



- You like that?

- Love that.



That's my style rlght there.



Hold onto that, man.



It is your style,

you know what l'm sayin'?



Ain't quite my style.



This nigga here.



- Little somothin', kid.

- That's my man.



Word, man, word, man.

No douht.



Yo, but on the real --

hey, man.



You wanna hook a nigga up,




Hook me up with some of them

keys l boon hearln' about,



you know what l'm sayin'?



- l got you, man.

- Back, baby.



You know what l'm sayin'?

Your nigga's back, man.



- A'ight?

- Let's do this.



- l got you.

- Do this.



Let's see

what this lookin' like.



See what the hell's

going on with this here, man.



Let's see

how the engine sounds, Ace.



You understand, making sure

you ain't, you know --



[ Engine turns over ]



- [ Cheerlng ]

- [ Rap music plays ]



BRUClE B.: my nigga Mitch back home



for beatin' that murder rap.

Can't keep a good nigga down.



Yeah, we got money --

Uptown style, a'ight?



ACE: It foIt good

to be rollin' through Harlem



top down

and Mitch at the wheel.



[ Brucie B.

speaking indistinotly ]



ACE: l just wanted

to got my man set up



and back where he belong --

on the stage.




The Maximas, the Jettas --



don't know how we do the roll.



We got a lot of things

poppin' off, yo.



We got a lot of things

poppin' off.



[ Speaking indistinotly ]



Feelin' good out here.

How you doin'?



l saw your man, man.



l talked to your man, um...



Panamanian, Puerto Rican cat.



Oh, yeah?



Yeah, l seen him.

Talked to him.



He came up on me.



Oh, uh, Rico.



l had a little confrontation

in there, you know.



He definitely did, uh,

come through, man, you know.



Not sayin' that a nigga

ain't gonna handle



what a nigga gotta handle,

you know.



He definitely did,

but at the same time --



you know, the nigga definitely

did show me some love, so...



thinkin' that, you know,

it might be good --



you know, maybe we could throw

him in there somewhere,



you know, l don't know.

We might be able to use --



you know, it's up to you,

you know what l'm sayin'?



[ Sonny beat boxing ]



Hey, Mitch,

how much this cost?



Man, why you worried about

how much those cost?



You 'bout

to buy a car or somothin'?



[ Beat boxing ] Yo...



So, when you gonna

take me to the club?



Come on, little man,



you don't nood to be

up in no club.



l just wanna see it.



Well, Uncle lco say y'all in

there throwin' your cash around,



lookin' all fly.



Let me toll you somothing,

little man -- fuck lco.



Don't be listonin' to lco.



You hear what l'm sayin'?

Look at me, man.



lco ain't no real man.



A real man

handles his business.



A real man

takes care of his family.



lco don't do none of that.



You understand?



The only thing you nood to be

concorned with rlght now



is going to school.



- That's it, a'ight?

- A'ight.



- A'ight?

- A'ight.



- You ready to be a big man?

- Yeah.



Come sit

in the front seat, man.



- A'ight?

- [ Car door closes ]



Mr. Mitch, man, l've boon

lookin' all over for you, man.



How you doin'?



- l'm chillin'.

- Good.



Life is good, man.



l can toll.

Cherry Beemer, huh?



This next year's shit?



You know how l do, man.



Shit is hot rlght here, man.



l seen you and A. up at

  th    the Porsohes up, man.



Happy you back in business, man,

you're doin' your thing, man.



l'm hearln' life is good

for you, too, man.



You know, cats is tollin' me



you're doin' your thing

on the East Side,



so l guess that situation with

A. is workin' out pretty good.



Liston, man, you know

l'm gonna do my thing.



l'm gonna eat regardless.



That don't mean nothing

but trou-- l boon down in D.C.



D.C. is definitely

ready for us, man.



D.C. is it.



l'm tollin' you, man.

Mitch, look at me.






D.C. is it.



We nood to make that happen.



Yo, you spoke to A. about that?



l mean, you know,

l spoke to A., but A. is A.



You know, he runnin' around,

tollin' me



got with him later on --

you know how it is.



But we nood to make

the D.C. thing happen.



l'm gonna talk to him, B.



l'm gonna talk to him.



- That's why l love you.

- l'll talk to him.



That's why l love you.

Good lookin' out, man.



l appreoiate that, man.

Good lookin' out.



That your little man

rlght there?



- What up, little man?

- What's up, man?



- You a'ight?

- Yeah!



Little motherfucker

nood a medallion



'round that

big-ass head of his, B.



But, Mitch, got with me, man.



D.C. is it, man,

Holler at me, man.



Rico came through,

acting all excited and all that,



talkin' 'bout he ready

to expand or somothin'.



- Oh, yeah?

- Yeah.



What you think about that, B.?



- Expand like what?

- l don't know.



l didn't really got to talk

to him too much about it.



He talkin' 'bout he wanna go

to D.C. or somothin',



he got a connection in D.C.

or somothin'.



No, man. No, man.

l ain't goin' nownere, man.



That's what l'm sayin' --

you know, Harlem, man.



Showin' us love here.



No douht.



Life is good in Harlem, baby.



" l can feel it

comin' in the air tonight "



" Oh, Lord "



" l've boon waiting

for this moment "



" For all my life "



" Oh, Lord "



" l can feel it

in the air tonight "



" Oh, Lord "



" Oh, Lord "



" Well, l've boon waitin'

for this moment "



" For all my life "



" Oh, Lord "



" l can feel it

comin' in the air tonight "



" Oh, Lord "




Yo, remember me, junior?



What's up, baby You out?



Yeah, but fuck all that, man.



l heard you top dog now.



Yeah, man,

know what l'm sayin'?



- Live and maintain.

- Yeah?



This nigga maintaining.



Niggas all over the world



tollin' me you runnin'

the neighborhood.



[ lndistinot shouting ]



Walk with me over here, man.






[ Clears throat ]



l'll be back.



Hey, yo.

Y'all hold on, man.






Hey, you know

l'm gonna handle this, rlght?



l mean, you know how l was.

[ Chuckles ]



Yeah, but, you know,

that was then.



Now, see, liston --

this how it's gonna go down.



[ Dog barking in distanco,

siren wailing ]



Look, l'm gonna set you up

with a little corner,



you know what l--

you understand what l'm sayin'?



But, um, l'm gonna

lot my man work it.



So, all you gotta do,

Calvin, man,



is just lay low

and make this money.



Yeah, come on, baby.



You know

l don't relax with the help.



You know how l got down.



And if -- l'm sayin',

look at you, though, man.



- This is -- God.

- Come on, man. You understand.



[ Chuckles ]



Junior doin' his thing.






Just call me "Ace."



You're about to got your

motherfuckin' head slapped off



your motherfuckin' shoulders,




Wait rlght here, man.



Hey, yo, B.



What's up, B.?



This nigga, Wedge,

one of your workers, man?



Word. So, what's up, D.?



They sayin' he was tryin'

to set you up, B.



- Come on, man.

- Hey, man, come find --



Hey, yo, brlng this bitch-ass

nigga over here, B.



l know this nigga ain't tryin'

to set me up. What's up, man?



You foodin' this motherfucker,

too, man.



- Fuck.

- Hey, yo, what's going on, man?



l'm hearln' things, man.



- Both hands down, man.

- Put your fuckin' hands down.



Everything ain't all rlght,




l ain't eatin'!



You ain't eatin'?

What you mean you ain't --



You ain't

makin' this paper, man?



Everybody eats, B.



Man, fuck this nigga, man.



Don't look me in my

motherfuckin' face like that.



Man, fuck this nigga.

Turn around, matter of fact.



Fuck this nigga, B.

Turn around. Move up.



Stay still, motherfucker.






Got your ass out of here,




Hey, yo, B. --



Hey, yo, A., man,



that's what the fuck will happen

to anybody disre--



Put that away, man.



You're rlght, you're rlght,

you're rlght.



But that's what the fuck

will happen to anybody



who disrespect this family,




Me and you is family.



l'm not gonna lot

that shit slide, B.



If l hear somothin' goin' on,

l'm gonna handle it, B.



'Cause niggas

not gonna disrespect,



when my niggas

feel the same way, B.



And that's what's gonna

fuckin' happen to anybody



who disrespects you, B.



l love you, B. Anything, B.

Let me know, man.



- All rlght, baby.

- A'ight?



Look out. Let this nigga

got in the whip, man.



Let me know, man.



You got it, baby.



The chain, B.?



Oh, got your man.

You're shinin' now, nigga.



- You good now.

- [ Engine turns over ]



You good now, nigga.

You a ico nigga, we good.






Where the fuck is the flash at?

Where the fuck is the flash?



Take the fuckin' pioture

rlght, man.



[ lndistinot conversations ]



Got it rlght!



Hey, what's goin' on, dog?

It's good, man?






Lookin' good, D.



Chillin', man,

you know my pooples, man.



- Y'all mot already.

- What's up, man?



- He's family, coz.

- Yo, man.



Yeah, we mot up on that rlde.



Know what l mean?



Yo, sorry 'bout all that,

you know



l wasn't tryin' to got up

all on you or nothin' like that.



You know, hope there's no hard

feelings or anything like that.



ln my part of D.C.,



it's just not poppin',

so l thought l'd come to you.






What's goin' on?

l got his number,



so you can holler at him

when you got a chanco,



know what l mean?



My pooples. My pooples.



Yo, by the way, you got a prlco

in on them things?



Yeah, man, l got your number,

you know what l'm sayin'?



A'ight, man.



l'll give you a call.



A'ight, dog.



It's all good, man.






What you doin', cousin?



Hey, why your family act

so motherfuckin' nervous, man?



- They're my pooples, man.

- Nigga act like the feds.



Let's take

the motherfuckin' pioture.



[ Man laughing ]



That's how you fuck, nigga.

You see?



l hit her with

the "Doug E." shit rlght there.



You see it?

You see it rlght there?



- Do you see it?

- BRUClE B.: We got it goin' on.



You know how we do --

a'ight, here we go.



This is the greatest stuff.



What's happenin', baby!



Nigga, you see.

You see, rlght?



Do you see?

[ Grunting ]



Yeah, yeah.



Hey, yo, man.



You really don't have to be

out here like this,




all your fuckin' porno shit



and takin' your piotures puttin'

your guns in the air, man.



You drawin' too much

motherfuckin' attention.



Nigga, that's what l do, man.



l'm livin'.



What you doin'?



Nigga, l'm definitely

fuckin' livin' with you, B.



You understand what l'm sayin'?



l'm just doin' my shit

on the low side, you know



- Oh.

- You know what l'm sayin'?



No, A., what are you sayin'?



- [ Moans ]

- Throw that ass back!



l'm sayin'...



live and maintain.






My niggas is maintainin',



and we gettin' money, so...



What are you

really sayin', A.?



l'm sayin'

you keep shit cool, nigga.



Everybody s gonna eat.

Everybody gonna got this money.



Everybody can be happy.



We don't have to be on

Front Street all the time, baby.



Okay, take it easy, man.

Keep your voico down, man.



- Niggas ain't gonna talk.

- [ Chuckles ]



Hey, yo, A., man,

niggas boon talkin', man.



You know,

l'm with y'all niggas



'cause l'm lovin' this shit

and overything, B.



But niggas wanna position

theyselves to make other moves.



HaIf of these niggas

wanna be the man "just 'cause."



All l'm sayin', A. --

l'm not overybody, B.



- [ Moaning ]

- Know what l mean?



But overybody do nood to check

out that nigga rlght there,



'cause he's gettin' money

and pussy.



And niggas nood to be gettin'

it just like that, A.,



in that position

rlght there --



on vidoo and shit.



[ Laughs ]

Funny-ass nigga, man.



[ Man laughs ]



You ain't oven seen

when l put my leg up.



Don't forgot to pick up

on them...y'all.



Got it rlght here

in the deejay booth.



Yo, man, lot me talk to

you for a minute.



...on the roller skates,

my man.



...on the roller skates.

Keep it movin'.



Let's go. Whoo!



WOMAN: You should've said

somothin' to him.



Yo, what's up with your man?



Who -- Rico?



No, l'm talking about this kid

you got running my block for me.



l mean, he's cool and all that.

Don't got me wrong.



Kind of reminds me of you



when you was out here

runnin' 'round broke.



But the point is,

l don't fuckin' nood him.



You hot.



- l'm hot?

- Yeah, nigga, you hot.



You just got out the joint,

understand what l'm sayin'?



The cops are watching you.

Yes, you hot.



Come on, A.,

what you take me for, man?



Your man Mitch

just got out of jail.



ls you schooling him

like this, too?



l don't have to do that

with him, man.



Y-You just nood

to lay low, man.



That's all you gotta do.



l'm hookin' you up.



H-How is you hookin' me up?



How l'm hookin' you up?



Nigga, you got money

in your fuckin' pocket?



l'll deal the block.

It's my block.






You can't do that,



'cause if you got

fuckin' busted,



you fuckin'

all of my shit up.



You understand that?

And l ain't havin' that.



You bottor have this the way

l'm givin' this to you,



or you can stop.



Man, fuck him.

He don't got shit anyway.



l mean, who the fuck is this



Kermit the Frog-face ass nigga

rlght here, B.?



Co, co, co, co, co.



- Slap the shit out you, B.

- Hold on, hold on, Rico.



Who the fuck is this nigga?



Co, hold on

one motherfuckin' second, man.



l said l got it

over here, man. Thank you.



You know what, A.?



l see you out here,



you're doin' your thing

with your man, and that's cool.



He's a funny guy

and all that.



So, l'm gonna stop, a'ight?



But l'll see you later.



Fuck out of here, man.




Man, l keep tollin' you



the same fuckin' thing

about things, man.



You always tollin' me, man?



What the fuck is the use havin'

soldiers if you can't use 'em?



That's why l'm Rico.

That's why l do what l do, man.



[ Chain jingles ]



[ Moans ]



[ Sighs ]



Mmm. What's up, baby



[ Sighs ] Nothin'.






[ Sighs ]



So, when we gonna

have this kid?



[ Sighs ]



As soon as you start spendin'

more time with me.



[ Chuckles ]



Now you're stressin' mo?



[ Groans ]

Come on, baby.



It's just...



this is the last time

we gonna have alone,



and you just visitin' already.



Did l say

l was gonna be there?












[ Sighs ]



It's gonna be fine, baby.



It's gonna be a nico, fine,

borlng life.



[ Boing! ]



[ Door locks ]



[ Keys jingle ]



[ Television blarlng

indistinotly ]









Sonny, come on.

Got up, man.



What you doin' here?



Huh? What you doin' here?



l fa-- fa-- fall asleep.



Where's Mommy?



[ Sighs ]

l think she left.



She left?






Who you talkin' to?



Come on, man.



Go on to the room, okay?



Go ahead.



Hey, Sonny, you hear me

talkin' to you, man.






Moneymakin' Mitch.



High roller come to visit.



What the fuck

you doin' here, lce?



Hmm? You live here?



l don't think you do, B.



The fuck you talkin' --

fuck off me, man.






l'm tired of seeing you

comin' through them doors, man.



You in here,

livin' off my moms,



you gettin' high

in front of Sonny, man?!



Don't fuckin' come back

no more!



You understand that?!



Hey, baby, you the one

sold me the drugs



l'm gettin' high on.

Come on.



Yo, don't fuckin'

walk away from me, nigga.



l sold you those drugs

so that you could make money,



you forgetful motherfucker!



You got high,

so you fucked up, nigga.



- Oh, l fucked --

- You!



l fucked up?



Yeah, you fucked up!



[ Chuckles ]



No, no, no, no, no, no.



You fucked up!



What, you think brlnging



a couple bags of grocerles

in here means somothin'?



You ain't supportin' shit.



You got a pocketful of money!



You won't oven give your mama

no real money!



Hey, what about Sonny?



Aw, you so worried

about Sonny.



Oh, that's rlght.



He gonna follow

in your footste ps.



[ Chuckles ]



Moneymakin' Sonny.






l bottor not over see

your fuckin' ass



walk through these doors




- You understand mo?!

- All rlght, yeah.



Let me toll you

somothin' --



you, Tommy, the rest of them

bum-ass niggas at the store



- are dead on the streets.

- [ Mutterlng ]



You ain't nover gonna see

none of my money. Nover!



You understand that?

Got the fuck out of here!



Got the fuck out!



And give me

them fuckin' keys, man.



Give me the fuckin' keys.



Got the fuck out of here

and you bottor not forgot it.



l see you again, lco,

l gonna fuckin' kill you.



[ Panting ]









[ Sighs ]



Come here, man.



Come here.



[ Panting ]



Come here, man.



l'm sorry about that,

all rlght?



l'm sorry about that, man.



[ Sighs ] Don't worry, man.



We gonna got out of here,

all rlght?



$  down on this?



Right now.

Peace. What up, man?



[ Engine revs ]



What's up, man?

You a'ight?



Chillin', man.






Know what, A., man?



l think l nood

to go out tonight, man.



All rlght?

Meet me at the top.



We're gonna party for real.



Everything a'ight?



Everything's cool, man.



You know, l just nood to be

around some love, that's all.



- You a'ight?

- l'm chillin'.



All rlght,

well, come around here, baby.



Come on the other side

of this gate.



l'll show you some love, Mitch.

Come on, Dick. Come on, Dick.



Got out of here,

you sweat in'-ass nigga.



You wanna see some love?

It's love day.



l'm showin' poople love

out here on the court.



You ain't ready for me, A.



l got you. l got you

rlght here in the pocket.



- All rlght?

- All rlght, my nigga.



Do somothing,

you bum-ass nigga!



[ Crowd cheerlng ]



l'm sayin' y'all got to know



who's coming to the stage

to reprosent.



Are y'all ready to rockk

or what?!



[ Crowd cheerlng ]



All rlght,

without any further ado,



we want to brlng

to the Roofto p stage



the one, the only,

the world's greatest --



Doug E. Fresh!



[ Crowd cheerlng ]



Everybody from the Roofto p

make some noise!



" l wanted this to be special,

somothing more "



" Than any other feeling

that you foIt before "



" Pushin' through the doors

l see girls havin' a good time "



" l might say a rhyme "



" Old school, now school

no school rule, baby "



" But other than that,

overything is cool "



" l see guys and girls dancin',

doin' the now dances "



" Kissin' while

l'm over here romancin' "



" You ain't sh--

no nood to curse "



" Ask me who she is

and lot me toll you first "



" Slow down, be cool,

and don't act ill "



" l came to have a good time,

party and chill with you "



" But plans are made to be

broken, smokin' "



" l'm not jokin', try to dis me

and l will give you a token "



" We're the type of poople

that can't be stopped "



" And no matter what

we're gonna "



" Keep -- keep --

keep rlsin' to the top "



Let me hear you say

"Ho! Ho!"



ALL: Ho! Ho!



Ho! Ho!



ALL: Ho! Ho!



[ Muffled ] Say "Ho! Ho!"



ALL: Ho! Ho!



[ Muffled speaking ]



[ Muffled audio ]



[ Slurred audio ]



[ lndistinot speaking ]






[ Slurred audio ]



Make the shot there, baby.

That's all, Mitch.






Ah, nigga, that's all.

Give me my money.



- [ Laughs ]

- Bet it rlght back.



But double up.



Right here, man.



What the fuck you mean?

This is...



[ Telephone rlngs ]



l ain't giving him his food.



[ Slurred audio ]






[ Vocalizing ]



[ Keys jingling ]



[ Clatterlng ]



[ Grunting ]



[ Gun cooks ]



Got the fuck up, motherfucker!



[ Panting ]



Got the fuck up!



[ Panting ]



[ Crying ]



What you waitin' for, man?






[ Women crying ]



Open the fuckin' safe, nigga!



[ Crying ]

Do what they say, Ace.



Open up

the motherfuckin' safe, man.



[ Sniffling ]



It's too dark in here, man.

What the fuck?



l can't oven see the --



Yo, got this nigga

some light.



[ Panting ]



[ Coughs ]



Come on, man.

Open this fuckin' safe.



Yo, Calvin, man,

why you doing this to mo?



- l can toll that's you.

- Well, fuck all that!



- Shut the...fuck up!

- [ Screaming ]



Fuckin' asking me "Why this?"

Or "Why that?"



Now, you think l'm playin'?



Leave him alone! Please!



You think l'm playin'?!



Open that fuckin' safe, man!



[ Crying ]



Look at me.



[ Crying ] No!



Look at me.

l said look at me!



You think l'm some

Kermit motherfucker now Huh?



Liston, man,

don't fuckin' do this, man.



You think l'm fuckin' playin'?

Open the safe!



Hold on, man!



Now, next time

l ain't gonna miss.






There ain't oven no money

in this safe, man.



There ain't shit in here.

l got     grand at the crlb.



Look at this nigga

playing games.



There ain't no money

in the safe.



l can't see

with fuckin' blood in my eyes.



Got his ass up out of here.



- Fuck!

- Take his ass home.



Clean him up.



Got up, man!



Got up, man!



[ Women crying ]



Got in there, man.



[ Breathing heavily ]



[ Water running ]



l told you, l'm not playin'.

Shut the fuck up!




the fuckin' combination? Huh?



Shut up with that cryin' shit!



l'm not trying to hear that!

What's the fuckin' combination?



" It's up to threo "



[ Gunshot ]



What --



M-M-Mot herfucker!






" l'll be yours,

and you'll be mine "



[ Machine booping ]



[ Rustling, footste ps ]



[ Siren wailing ]



[ Bed creaking ]



[ Babbling ]



She was   pounds...



and her daddy survived.



[ Clatterlng ]



Only God and love

could have kept me breathing



after all those bullets.



[ Respirator hissing ]



l told myseIf when l could

breathe without a tube



l was gonna breathe deep.



[ Hissing ]



[ Vehicle approaches ]



What's up?



Nigga noods some work, man.

What's goin' on?



Ain't nothin' pumpin'

rlght now, B.



Come on, man.

l know y'all got somothing.



Fuck, is you deaf, man?



l said we ain't got shit

goin' on rlght now, B.



So a nigga's supposed to starvo

'cause your man got shot?



- What?

- Damn!



What's that, partner?



Calvin must got you niggas







What, you one of Calvin --

what the fuck?



ls you

one of Calvin's hoes, man?



[ Shouting ]



Got that nigga

out of the car, man.



Got that bitch out of the car.



- Got the fuck up.

- Shit.



Got up. Do you know

what Calvin did?



- Come on, man. Don't do this.

- Got the fuck undressed.






What the fuck are you --



[ Both shouting ]



- Your sneakers, too!

- All rlght, man.



Next time you talk

about Calvin...



Got off the block!



With me out the game,



shit got dry up on the streets

real quick.



Watch your fuckin' mouth

next time!



And Rico

wasn't showin' nobody love.



[ Laughter ]



Bum-ass fuckin' bullshit.



[ Chowing and crunching ]



Hey, yo, A.,

niggas got shot overy day, B.



You be a'ight, nigga.



You're tough, rlght?



[ Crunching ]



l'm out, Rico.

You understand what l'm saying?



Look at me.



l've boon shot in the head,




My body different.



l'm breathing different.



You understand

what l'm saying?



The doctor said l wasn't

gonna walk the same.



You understand what l'm saying?

l'm out.



Yo, A., man,

pull your skirt down, B.



The streets is missing you, yo.



Come on, man. What you want --

give all this shit up?



Yo, A., man,

it's like this, man.



We down

on our last brlcks, man.



Shit's drying up out there.

You hear mo?



Niggas ain't eatin'

on the streets.



Everybody gettin' antsy

out there, baby.



l know what floats A's boat.



Romember this, nigga?



We can go rlght around

the corner.



Trying pull over to the side

on the street



like l'm some kind of hoo.



You got paper.



- [ Engine revs ]

- Right here.



- What's poppin', Carmen?

- Aah!



A'ight, nigga?



You clean now.






[ Screaming ]



[ Engine revs ]



[ Squealing ]



[ Engine revving ]



That motherfucker's gone.

He's not coming back, B.



l laid the murder game down



letting niggas know

we not fuckin' around, man.



Let's just cool, yo.



What the fuck

are you doing, man?



Do you oven know

what you're doing, man?



Don't have the fuckin' cops

coming up in here



looking for me, man, on account

of some shit you did.



You understand?



Shit is hot.



Then you nood to give up the

connect and lot us handle shit.



Look, man, we know what's hot

on the streets, man.



Beliove me, man.

We out there e'day.



But, yo, man, we just got to

take it easy, man. That's it.



l mean, it's like what the fuck

are we waiting for, B.?



You know your connects

on the other motherfuckers.



We wastin' time.



And there's crack shit

movin' in.



[ Exhales ]



You know what?



You just nood

a little more rest, B.



Cover up.

Got you some soup.



Some tea.



Come on, man.



You're talking crazy, B.



Hey, yo, check here your man.



Give him a thermometer, take his

tomperature or somothing, man.



l'm outta here, Mitch.



Peace, baby.



Still got the flash of that gun

in my head, man --



that white light.



And it was like that light, man,

was sayin'...



"You're dead."



A., you ain't got to be

thinking about that, man.



You here. You blessed.



A'ight, baby

You blessed.



Seeing that light

for a long time.



Gettin' this money.



Trying to stay, you know,



trying to stay

up out the light,



up out the spotlight,

the club,



and all that kind of stuff,




Trying to hide.



Trying to, you know...



But it's all fake.



Understand what l'm sayin'?



This life...



this game --



there ain't no love in it.



It don't love you back.



No. l feel ya, A.



l do, man.



But see, man,



a nigga like me, man,



l love the game.



l love the hustle, man.



l be feelin' like one of them

ball-playin' niggas, you know



Like Bird or Magic

or somothing.




you know a nigga got dough.



A nigga

could leave the league.



But if l leave,



the fans

still gonna love me, man?



l got love out here

in Harlem, man.



l done sold coke

on these streets, man --



hash, weed, heron.



As long as niggas

is feeling it,



a nigga like me can hustle it.



That's my gift in life, A.



You know



[ Laughing ]



What? What the fuck

you laughing at, B.?



[ Laughs ]



You, man.



You're funny, man. You're

a hustling motherfucker, man.



For real, baby.



You're fuckin' killin' me,




Come on.

You know me, baby.



[ Siren wailing in distanco ]






Yo. l'm gonna hook you up

with that connect, man.



l'm gonna put in a word. You

just gotta give me some time.




you just take all the time.



You just got bottor, baby.




- Definitely.

- [ Telephone rlngs ]



[ Sighs ]



Yeah, what up? Who this?



Wait, wait, wait. What?



Wait, calm down.

Calm down, first of --



What --



A'ight, l'm coming home,




Just take it easy.

l'm gonna be there in a minute.



[ Door opens, keys jingling ]



What's up, Ma?

What's going on?






Sonny here yet? Sonny!






[ Paper rustling ]



What the fuck is th--



Who gave this to you?



What's this --

a joke or somothing?



[ Crying ]



Where's this nigga lce?



You told him not to come here!

What is he supposed --



Look, l know

what l told him to do.



Look, did he toll you anything?

Does he know anything?



No, Mitch! Shit!

Just pay the guy!



What are you talkin' about?

Who gave this to you?



Where's all the money

you have? Huh?



Look, look, look. Stop talking

about my money, all rlght?



No. l'm going to the cops.



Look, lot me find out

what's going on first!



- l didn't do anything!

- Just calm down. Calm down!



Got away.



Look, he's probably on

  nd Street playing vidoo games



or somothing like that,

all rlght?



Let me just take care of it.



Let me look and see what's

going on out there first.



- All rlght? Calm down.

- [ Crying ]



[ Sighs ]



Yo, A., Sonny'ss gone, man.



- What?

- Yo, somebody took him, man.



What you mean

somebody took him?



Na, this shit is real, B.



They dropped off a note, man,

asking for money, man.



Who? Who?



Look, they want $       or they

gonna kill him or somothing.



That's what they said, man.



Shit. $      .




l only got     thou on me

rlght now -- cash.



A., l nood that connect, man.



l nood to got these keys, man,



so l can got this money

for Sonny'ss ransom fee.



Yeah, liston,

slow down a second, man.



You know what l mean?

l-l-l got you. l got you.



You know what l'm saying?



'Cause this ain't for him, A.

This ain't for him, man.






[ Dial tone ]



[ Children talking in distanco ]



They jerked him, man.



They fuckin' jerked him, man.



[ Sighs ]



[ lnhales deeply ]



They sent me his finger

in an envelope, man...



all bloody and shit.



[ Children shouting

in distanco ]



[ Crying ] l don't know

what to do, A. l don't, man.



l feel naked out here, B.



l'm thinking about

how they got Sonny...



in some abandoned building

or some basement



just fuckin' bloodin', man.



He's dyin', man.



They're killin'

my little man, B.



[ Breathing deeply ]



l'm about to beat on

some real murder shit, A.



l'm tolling you, man.



Any nigga that over

looked at me wrong,



owes me money,



or over said

any jealous bullshit about me



is fuckin' dead.



You understand what the fuck

l'm saying, A.?



They're fuckin' dead, man.



l don't give a fuck

about nothing, man.



But l nood

my little man back, B.



l nood him back, man.



l'm dead out here, man.



l can't funotion.



l can't, B.



[ Sighs ]



There's    keys.



   of them for Sonny.



  of them l kept.



Sell those,

pay this connect back.



It's in the bag,

you know what l mean?



Yeah. A'ight.



- [ Sniffs ]

- Liston...



Fuckin' hear anything, man.



You understand?



You got what you nood?






Let me know, man.



'Cause that's my motherfuckin'

little man, too, man.



Let me know.



[ Siren wailing in distanco ]



It's gonna be a'ight.



It's gonna be a'ight, man.



Gonna got him back, man.



[ Car door opens ]



No douht, man.



[ Horn honks ]






[ Crying ]



What's wrong?



[ Sighs ] Fuck.



They found Sonny?



No. Not Sonny.



[ Crying ]



They found Mitch.



He got -- he got shot

in the head, baby.



[ Crying ]



He's dead.






He's dead!






[ Breathing heavily ]



Fuck! Fuck! Fuck!



[ Moaning ] Oh.












All l had left of Mitch

was his voico in my head



saying that he was gonna moot up

with Rico that night.



[ Clatterlng ]



You good?



You know l got all my niggas



lookin' for the little nigga

now, B.



Sonny like

my little brother, too.



Anything you nood,

lot me know.



Good lookin', baby,

'cause l nood your help, Ric.



l nood you to help me sell

these    keys



so l can got this ransom money

for Sonny, man.



You got    brlcks

rlght there?






Who'd you off -- A.?



Yeah, man, but look, B.



Onco we got my little brother

back, man,



we rlght the fuck back on,




We rlght the fuck back on

onco l got Sonny.



It's gonna be business --






[ Gurgling ]

What the fuck?



[ Gasping ]



[ Moaning ]



[ Shouting ]



Hey, yo, A.



What up?



You a'ight, B.?



No, man. Fucked up.



You know l'm fucked up

over this shit, too, B.



l murdered them niggas

who did that shit to Mitch, B.



l'm trying to find out.



l haven't found

any of the damn keys



in that building with Mitch.






Yeah, l gave Mitch a set of keys

to got Sonny back, man.



l know he had the fuckin' keys

in there with him, man.



Now, you know, l got to got

the money or the keys, man,



to pay this connect back with.



Hey, yo, B., why you ain't

callin' me on that shit, B.?



You know l would have went

with that nigga Mitch



and made that shit happen

for you.



l know, l know, man.

That's on me. l fucked up.



[ Gunshot ]



[ Gasps ]



You talk to Mitch yesterday?



l ain't talked to Mitch

or see that nigga



the whole goddamn day

yesterday, B.



[ Children shouting

in distanco ]



What happened to your face,







l said, "What happened

to your face?"



[ Gunshot ]



This shit?



l was fuckin' with this

wild-ass bitch last night.



You know how l play, B.



That's wild, boy.

You a wild motherfucker, man.



- Yeah.

- You videotape that shit?



You think you know me

and shit, man.



l ain't tape that shit

last night, B.



l kept another set of keys,




To sell for when the ransom

was paid.



Now, look,

the way shit is now, man,



it's too hot

out on the streets



for me to be caught

with myseIf



trying to go out there

and conduot somothing.



l'm gonna nood you

to do me this.



l want you to sell these keys

for me.



Give me the money,

l can pay it to the connect.



You know what l'm sayin'?



Then l take you in there,

introduco you to the connect.



So you want me to sell

all the keys?



Yeah. It's like this.



l boon talking to these kids

from out of town



who say, you know,

they'd take these keys...



[ Beeping ]



Buy them at a higher prlco

than what's goin'.



You understand

what l'm sayin'?



So, you know, all you got to do

is sell them.



Then you take the extra cheese

off the top.



You understand

what l'm sayin'?



Then l can walk away.

We all can walk away set.



And you're cool with that?



l'm cool.

l'm cool with that.



l don't beliove you, A.



l mean, you gonna give up

all this shit?



About how much?



Yeah, nigga.

l said l was going.



l wanted out.



Oh, no. l'm gonna nood more

than that for sure.



l wasn't playin' when

l said that. You understand?



What's up, man? A'ight?



- A'ight.

- Good.



Let's go up here.

After you.



You're crazy, B.



Nigga fucking giving up.



l love you, B.



- Put it down!

- [ Gunshots ]



Fucking gonna give up

all this shit, man.



[ Sirens wailing ]




Put your hands up!



- You a'ight?

- No. l'm fucked up, man.



Drop the bag!



Drop the bag!



Anything you nood,

lot me know, man.



- Downtown!

- We nood an ambulanco here.



You lookin' to play no ball,




Yo, A., call me, B.



Call me, B.






Yeah, l called him.



And l gave him the number

of fake-ass deals



who turned out to be the feds.



See, l know Rico's greed

would dostroy him



and set me free.



l'm sure that he would say

l went out like a punk.



But fuck it.



It's a prlco l could live with.



l don't like the motherfucker

anyway. l did it.



But    to life...



l did that.



Rico can't live with that.



l ain't snitchin' on nobody

from Harlem, man.



l'll give you a couple cats

down in D.C.



doing they thing out of town,

doing they thing,



but, um, l'm not snitchin'

on nobody in Harlem



'cause when l come home,

l'm still gonna be the king.



[ lndistinot conversations ]




Janot sat by the phone,



but no more calls came.



[ Crying ]



Mitch had it rlght about lco.



His uncle was the one

not looking out for family.



His bitterness

townrds his nephow Mitch



was taken out

on his other nephow Sonny --



his own blood.



Stand back.



Tommy did lco's dirty work.



When the ransom money

didn't come,



he killed Sonny.



The game was over.



All rlght,

you know what l'm sayin'?



" Throw your hands up "



" Wave 'em around some "



" Throw your hands up "



" Wave 'em around, 'round "



" If you want a million dollars,

put your hands up "



" If you like sex,

put your hands up "



" And if you want a million

dollars, throw your guns up "



" And if you like sex,

pull your nuts up "



[ Man rapping indistinotly ]



Now there's a now game.



Us old players are gone.



But you can see our story

on music videos



with prop guns

and fake champagne.



l guess you don't have to be

somebody no more.



l guess you can just front

like you somebody you ain't.



[ Rap music playing ]



l have a family.



Lulu's bag of diamonds made

a down payment on a now life.



[ Rap music playing ]



As my man Mitch would say...



"Life is good."



" Put your hands up,

wave them around some "



[ Chuckling ] Maybe l will be

the Goorge Jefferson



of the neighborhood.



" Wave them around, 'round "



[ Man rapping indistinotly ]



l'll got back to you on that.



Like "What?"

Looking down here like --



look at the world like

down here like "What?"



Money, money.



[ All shouting ]






" Put your hands up...

in divorce court "



[ Rapping indistinotly ]



" Mr. Media MuIti, stage

and screon, "Fit" Magazine "



" The radio, cassettes,

and CDs "



[ Rapping indistinotly ]



" Put your guns up "



" You know l don't tease,

don't say "please "



" If you want a million dollars,

put your hands up "



" And if you like sex,

put your hands up "



" And if you want a million

dollars, throw your guns up "



" And if you like sex,

pull your nuts up "



" Throw your hands up "



" Wave 'em around some "



" Throw your hands up "



" Wave 'em around, 'round "



" Now, if you want a million

dollars, put your hands up "



" And if you like sex,

put your hands up "



" And if you want a million

dollars, throw your guns up "



" And if you like sex,

pull your nuts up "



" Crowd motivatorr,

the home invader "



" l'm my own bouncor,

bodyg uard "



" Alpha, gamma, to the beta,

Darth Vader "



" May the force be with you,

may the Ford hit you "



" ...slipping rhymes like... "



" Gymnastics,    /  sumi with

a full twist, full pike "



" Want to break my shit?

Give me   mics "



"   mics,   turntables,

   joints, and... "



" ...cause l got

a lot of balls "



" Got guts like...

l'm flying like homing pigoons "



" My own religion...

drunken monkey "



" The...a secrot

for keepin' it real "



" l'll take a record deal "



[ Rapping indistinotly ]



" You started, you starved

like it was... "



" Cut a hit to win,

hit again, win again "



" Hit again, it's great

don't hate, colebrato, yo "



" Throw your hands up "



" Wave 'em around some "



" Throw your hands up "



" Wave 'em around, 'round "



[ Rapping indistinotly ]



" Ladies with

the real hair... "



" Put your hands up...

in divorce court "



[ Rapping indistinotly ]



" Mr. Media MuIti, stage

and screon, "Fit" Magazine "



" The radio, cassettes,

and CDs "



[ Rapping indistinotly ]



" Put your guns up "



" You know l don't tease,

don't say "please "



" If you want a million dollars,

put your hands up "



" And if you like sex,

put your hands up "



" And if you want a million

dollars, throw your guns up "



" Now, you hearlng the hot now

shit like this shit here "



" You nood to go check out

my man... " "



[ Hip-hop music plays ]



[ Record scratching ]



Battle physically.

Conquer mentally.



Battle physically.

Conquer mentally.



Battle physically.

Conquer mentally.



[ Music fades ]




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