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The Undersiders (english version)

True-crime • Music • Society-and-culture

It’s the 80’s... Hip-hop is beginning to emerge. Cocaine, is already everywhere. And crack is about to make a dramatic appearance into ghetto life. This unprecedented consumption will make some dealers into the new kings of the streets, and also new role models for their community. The UndersidersRead more

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