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4.24  ·  Rating Details  ·  150 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
The undisputed Queen of Hip-Hop Fiction presents five knockout tales set in the fast-paced, high-stakes rap game–written by a hot lineup of authors with unmistakable swag and a gift for dropping sexy, thrilling stories.

From a big-time hustler who can’t give up the streets–even when it might cost him his rap career–to a fearless female emcee who goes both ways in the bedroo
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Paperback, 248 pages
Published September 29th 2009 by One World/Ballantine (first published January 1st 2009)
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Eva Leger
Oct 28, 2009 Eva Leger rated it liked it
Shelves: b-urban-fiction
There are 5 authors telling one story each here, with Turner included. Dana Dane and Styles P do the Intro and Outro, respectively. Krista Johns is the first author and I liked her story, 'I'm Good', a lot.
The second is Turley with 'Chasing The Ring' and this was also pretty good. Third comes Adams with 'Stolen Legacy' and I liked this as well so I figured I was on a roll.
Next came Ave with 'Lose To Win' which was very decent but focused on basketball which isn't my thing so I wasn't feeling th
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Lena♥(Nothing Like Your Last,Im Your Present) Lakeisha
All the stories was good in this book,but my favorite was "Gun Music" of course by the Queen herself Nikki Turner! :)
E G
Dec 18, 2011 E G rated it did not like it
Shelves: stopped-not-good
I didn't like it all. slow read. I think. I'm growing out of the Milking Turner phase. You be the judge!
Missshortie
so far good on last chapter hope nikki coms through :-)
Aisha
Nov 23, 2010 Aisha marked it as to-read
I'm still waiting on a part 2 for this one
MIAMOR ITAUMA
HATED IT.... SORRY
Teaguem2005
Nov 29, 2012 Teaguem2005 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book consists of 5 stories by various authors. Each has the common thread of the music industry. The last story was my least favorite. Overall, it was a pretty good compilation
Kim
Mar 08, 2013 Kim rated it it was ok
A star for each story that I enjoyed.
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After Nikki Turner read The Coldest Winter Ever by Sistah Souljah she was dismayed that there weren't other books like it. "I wanted to write the kinds of books I wanted to read," said the bestselling author, whose 2002 debut novel, A Hustler's Wife, would go on to sell more than a few 100,000 copies.
While Nikki Turner's first two novels were published by a small publishing house in the Midwest, i
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