Dwight Equan Grant, better known by his stage name Beanie Sigel, is an American rapper and actor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a former artist of Roc-A-Fella Records, he is closely associated with rappers Jay-Z, Memphis Bleek and others from the label. His stage name comes from a street in South Philadelphia. Juma Sampson was born and raised in Rochester, New York with a passion for exotic cars, blackjack, and promoting literacy. Spawning his literary career while serving a federal prison term, Juma is determined to guide C. H. A. O. S. Publishing to the forefront of urban literature. Creating History Amongst Our Society Publishing "intends to effectively, aspire to be a prismatic light to lead the way for my brethren to escape poverty and illiteracy," he expressed in a recent interview.
Known by his friends as T-Lova, Terry Maddox is an intelligent and crafty individual who is determined to rise to the top of the underground drug trade along with his best friend Jihad, and their crew. Mack is an ambitious, yet ruthless hustler who runs South Philly with his partner Shawn. Detectives Todd and Latrice Reed are siblings who are hell-bent on solving a slew of murders in hopes that it will prevent more casualties, and bring the killers to justice. Marty Frankel is a high powered commodities trader who loses everything of value in his life due to his loyalty. He now faces an uphill battle to regain his stature as well as seek a calculating revenge for the man responsible for his falter. Whether it's a war against rival drug dealers, a war for justice, or a war to gain a position of power, they are all fully engaged. What will happen when their lives collide? From the unforgiving inner-city streets of Syracuse, New York, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the prominence of Manhattan, this is a war for power like you've never seen it.