JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Yani, author of “A Thug’s Redemption”
After Jamal decides to take matters into his own hands by avenging his best friend’s murder, he is forced into the street life. He is forever in debt to his cousin Samir, one of Philadelphia’s biggest drug lords. After finding love, separating himself from the game and turning his life around, fate comes into play when a desperate act by his younger brother Shawn brings back the haunting night from Jamal’s past.
Secrets are revealed, and Jamal is forced back into the street life to save his brother as well as himself. In this story about friendship, love and the dangers of North Philly streets, Jamal will soon learn that mistakes are hard to clean up and they will cost him dearly in the end.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “A Thug’s Redemption”?
Yani: A friend of mine was killed when we were 14 years old. Although I was used to people being killed around me in my old neighborhood in North Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Yani, author of A Thug’s Redemption