Dancing with the Devil: How Puff Burned the Bad Boys of Hip-hop

Front Cover
NewMark Books, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 225 pages
0 Reviews
He has recorded with the biggest stars in the music business. He wrote many of the hits that made Sean "Puffy" Combs one of the richest men alive. On the surface, the multi-million dollar empire that Puff built looks like the stuff of dreams. But after working with Puff for a decade, Curry discovered that Bad Boy Entertainment is not, as Puff promised, a place where dreams come true. No, rather it is a shell game comprised of contracts designed to rob artists of their time, dreams and publishing rights. [i]Dancing With the Devil[/i] reveals startling new details about key events in the fast paced, controversial (and sometimes deadly) world of Hip-Hop. In revealing the dark side of the industry, Curry hopes to provide a road map for reforms necessary to prevent artists ending up in poverty, in prison or in the grave.Mark Curry has appeared on the following albums:[i]Gangsta Shi-[/i][i]Dangerous MC's[/i][i]American Dream[/i]Mark Curry has appeared on the following singles:[i]Bad Boy for Life[/i]
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Fame
1
One in a Million
9
Karma
18
Movin On
27
Hard Times
35
The Rim Shop
44
Smitten
53
Kismet
61
Mo Problems
111
Losing It Chapter 16 Breakdown
127
Robbed
135
Like Its 1999
143
Shoo Shyne
152
Bad Boys For Life
161
Road to Morocco
169
Chaos
177

Dream Merchant
70
Biggie and Tupac
78
Thug Life
87
A Monster
95
Slave Driver
103
Book Em
186
Fallen Angel
192
Bibliography
200
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Mark Curry was born on July 15, 1971 in New York City. He's an Atlanta-based entertainer who was signed to the Bad Boy Entertainment record label from 1997 until 2005. He's mentored and worked with Sean "Puffy" Combs for over 10 years.

Bibliographic information