Pimp: The Story of My Life

Pimp: The Story of My Life

Iceberg Slim

The booklet that introduced black literature to the streets is again to teach the Hip-Hop iteration what it’s all approximately, the place they got here from.

A blueprint. A bible. What sunlight Tzu’s paintings of warfare used to be to old China, Pimp is to the streets. this can be the tale of Iceberg Slim’s existence as he observed, felt, tasted, and smelled it. a visit via hell through the single guy who lived to inform the story. the risks of detention center, dependancy, and dying which are nonetheless all too typical.

By telling the tale of 1 man’s struggles and triumphs in an underground global, Pimp exhibits us the sport doesn’t switch, it simply has a special swagger.

Iceberg Slim’s tale is now depicted in an immense movie. The documentary, Iceberg slender: Portrait of a Pimp, exhibits Slim’s transformation from pimp to the writer of 7 undying books.

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