Tommy comes from a forced rest period due to injuries suffered in Harlem's gang warfare. With the help of his girl, he will reorganize his gang, and overcome his rival gang leaders, through extreme acts of violence and death. Written by
He may never get to heaven, but he's raisin' Hell up in Harlem.
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Did You Know?
was originally slated to do the music after his work on Black Caesar
(1973) was so well received, but Larry Cohen
rejected the music Brown recorded. Subsequently, the music was done by Motown artist Edwin Starr
and Brown's rejected music was used for the album, "The Payback". See more
When Gibbs is fighting another man on the baggage carousel at the airport, people can be seen running away as a voice on the intercom begins calling for security. A gun is pulled as the two men fight up the luggage ramp to the loading area, where Gibbs shoots the man and he falls onto the luggage carrier. When he slides back down onto the carousel, not only are there no bullet hole or blood anywhere on the dead man, but all the people are back to standing around waiting for their luggage, and don't seem the least bit bothered by the fact that gunshots have been going off, or that a dead man is mixed in with their luggage. In fact, one man completely ignores the body once he recognizes his suitcase and steps out from behind the barrier to retrieve it. See more
Written by Freddie Perren
and Fonce Mizell
Performed by Edwin Starr
courtesy of Motown Records Corp. See more