Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by John Slade, his childhood idol who used to fight bad guys in the 70s. Written by
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It's tough to be a black hero.
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Man in Audience at the "Pimp of the Year" Competition
[while listening to Fly Guy's "My Bitch Better Have My Money" poem
The man's a Shakespeare!
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References Soul Train
Grazin' in the Grass
Written by Harry Elston
(as Harry J. Alston) & Philemon Hou
Performed by Friends of Distinction
Courtesy of RCA Records See more