The Five Percenters: Islam, Hip Hop and the Gods of New York

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Sensationalized and reviled as the Hell's Angels of Black America, the Five Percenters (also known as the Nation of Gods and Earths) began as a cluster of outcasts from the Nation of Islam's Harlem mosque in the 1960s. Led by a man named Allah, the Five Percenters taught the city's black youth that they were gods. From their marginalized beginnings, the movement's history has been charged with drama, spanning the war between Malcolm X and Elijah Muhammad, the Attica prison revolt, Brooklyn turf gangs and 1980s crack empires ...

The Five Percenters: Islam, Hip Hop and the Gods of New York 2008, ONEWorld Publications, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9781851686155

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The Five Percenters: Islam, Hip Hop and the Gods of New York 2007, ONEWorld Publications, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9781851685134

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