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Quincy Underwood is a well known local celebrity in his hood. He's street smart, handsome, and the talented lead vocalist for Taboo, the hottest Neo Soul R&B band on the East Coast. Quincy's deepest desire is to live the lifestyle that he knows he deserves: a life of luxury far removed from the concrete jungle and poverty he was raised in.
Paperback, 226 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Triple Crown Publications
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Cut throat is about being an opportunist. An opportunist means one who takes advantage of an opportunity to achieve an end and have no regards in what has happened. Quincy aka Q is definitely an opportunist. He is offered a couple of opportunities that is base around what he loves most; that his music and his ability to sing. He is the lead singer of Taboo one of the smoothest sounding bands in the Washington D.C. area. He didn’t become the lead singer of the group because he wanted to but becau ...more
I liked this book but found it to be too unrealistic as far as dialogue goes. People use fewer words if any in intense situations and I felt like there were plenty of times when I had to shake my head while reading as to say, "yeah right, ain't NOBODY gonna say all THAT in a heated moment." Still a good read but when it comes to "hood books" I need them to be as real as possible, because the hood is as real as it gets.