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The pursuit of hip hop stardom is a road that so many travel in the urban community. Taking their life in poverty, the drug environment,the attraction of crime, and putting it on display with their words for the world to listen to. Only to discover that the music business is more cut throat than the corners in the hood they are trying so hard to escape. This story of a T.V. host, rapper, producer, and community activist will take you on a ride with him as he deals with the ups and downs and ins and outs of the rap game.

Crossing paths along the way with BUBBA HAMP, MASTER P, HARRY O, FUNK MASTER FLEX, BIZZY BEN, LENNY WILLIAMS, SAN QUINN BO BENNETT, 3 SIX MAFIA, MESSY MARV, E-40, GEORGE CLINTON, DAVEY D, LIL FLIP, JT the BIGGA FIGGA, JUELZ SANTANA, DAVID BANNER, GUCE, SCARFACE, & TRILLVILLE just to name a few. This is the other side of hip hop. This book is about to transform the game, a must read definitely

"Hip Hop Tried 2 Kill Me is a real life testimony of how the trappings of this industry can cause a man to lose his soul if he's not careful. This is a compelling and grippin must read for anyone who claims to live their lives for Hip-Hop. Only the strong sruvive, and Fleetwood lives to tell his story." — Octavia Bostick:

"This book is so real, it will wake you up, true hip hop can kill you & bring you back to life." — Kevin Epps: Acclaimed Filmmaker & Producer

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